Jazz - Ninety Unpublished Color Stereoscopic Slides of Bil...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
Auction Preview: Preview items may not have yet been properly described or vetted, and items are posted as soon as they have a description or a picture. We are continuing to add and correct information as we approach the auction posting date, so check back here often and Contact us with any comments or suggestions.
DescriptionJazz - Ninety Unpublished Color Stereoscopic Slides of Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughn, and Others Performing (1949-1956).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.
Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: (view shipping information)
Sales Tax information | Terms and Conditions
Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments
Glossary of Terms
Signature®: Heritage Live®:After Internet bidding closes, live bidding will take place through www.HA.com/Live. Your secret maximum bid placed prior to the live event will compete against the live bids. To maximize your chances of winning, enter realistic secret maximum bids on our site. Many of our proxy bidders are successful at winning lots in these auctions, and usually below their secret maximum. You can also place last minute bids directly with us by e-mailing Bid@HA.com or calling 1-866-835-3243. (Important note: Due to software and Internet latency, live bids may not register in time, so enter realistic proxy bids.)
Signature® Floor Sessions
Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 24 hours before the live session begins and continues through the session. During the live auction event, bidding in person is encouraged, and Heritage Live includes streaming audio and often video during the event.