Lot 1329

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An interesting collection of more than 25 signatures of entertainers and singers from the early 1900s (and before), all contained within an oversize ledger measuring 12" x 14 1/2". The collector meticulously created an individual page for each entertainer, complete with news and magazine clippings and image with each autograph, usually accomplished on a small card, mounted thereon. Signatories include: JOSEPH JEFFERSON (signed imperial cabinet photo), WILLIAM H. CRANE, CECILIA LOFTUS (2), WILTON LACKAYE (2), NAT C. GOODWIN, HENRY E. DIXON, DAVID WARFIELD (2), FRANCIS WILSON, HENRY MILLER, WILLIAM GILLETTE, ROBERT MANTELL, LOUIS MANN, ELSIE JANIS, MAUDE ADAMS, WILL CARLETON (signed imperial cabinet photo), ADA REHAN, JAMES T. POWERS, DE WOLF HOPPER, EFFIE SHANNON, GEORGE ARLISS, BERTHA KALICH, MACLYN ARBUCKLE (original signed sketch), MAXINE ELLIOTT, and FRANCIS WILSON. Condition varies, but overall very good. A charming collection.

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January 21, 2010 10:00 AM EST
Stamford, CT, US

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