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    Carole Lombard by Edwin Bower Hesser (Fox, 1920s). Portrait Photo (10" X 13.25").
    Vintage double weight, cream-toned bromide, matte photo. Carole Lombard playfully seduces her audience in this early and luminous image. She was building a solid career during the silent era, and would soon move to enormous success in light romantic comedies as the talking era began. Early Lombard images are hard to come by, and are always top pieces for collectors. This rare deckle-edged print has a minor chip at the right border, a light stain and a vertical crease at the left, and corner creases in the lower left. Recto: Edwin Bower Hesser embossed blind stamp. Verso: Hesser credit stamp in blue ink. Fine.


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    July, 2010
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
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