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    Lillian Gish by Edward Steichen (Steichen, 27 January 1927). Half Tone Print (10.25" X 12.5").
    When the famed photographer Edward Steichen first photographed Lillian Gish, he told her, "You are too elusively lovely for the camera... It would not have greatly surprised me if my negatives had not registered any image at all. I could then very easily convince myself that you were a dream vision I had experienced." Certainly Steichen captured that ethereal quality Gish exuded, as she sits here serenely bathed in the sunlight from a nearby window. No collection of Gish or the silent era should be without this marvelous image. Near Mint/Mint.


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