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    Katherine Burke by M. I. Boris (Boris Majdrakoff) (1923). Portrait Photo (10.75" X 13.75").
    Vintage gelatin silver, double weight, glossy photo. This is a very early M. I. Boris photograph taken when he first opened his studio in New York on east 54th street. Katherine Burke was a beautiful actress that appeared in Vitagraph Knickerbocker Films (mostly shorts). The photographer's stamp is on the verso and is signed in the plate in the lower right. There is a small chip in the top left corner, a small surface scuff, pinholes, small surface crinkles, and minor corner bumps. You can see here the beginning of his famous "elaborate etched star portrait" style. Fine/Very Fine.


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