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    Jazz - Ninety Unpublished Color Stereoscopic Slides of Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughn, and Others Performing (1949-1956). All original glass slides with "Character Arts / Cleveland, Ohio" paper label with typed details of the artists, venue, and date. Four slides show Billie Holiday from 1951 through 1956, performing on stage or candid shots sitting backstage; two slides show Ella Fitzgerald in 1949; three are slides of Sarah Vaughn in 1950/51; four show Dorothy Dandridge, circa 1952. Other artists featured: Pearl Bailey, Nellie Lutcher, Anita O'Day, June Christie, Helen Ward, Kay Starr, Beverly Michaels, Barbara Lee, Marian Hutton, Connie Towers, Dolores Martin, and many others. All slides measure approximately 4" x 1.75". Generally the slides are in Fine to Excellent condition, with some loss to trim on slides, discoloration to labels. The actual images are in Excellent condition.

    In order to appreciate the three dimensional qualities of these images we strongly encourage interested bidders to view this lot in person.

    Provenance: From The Nat Singerman Jazz Archive. See "Antiques Roadshow", PBS, Episode #2005, Little Rock, 2015.


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