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Hearst, William Randolph (1863-1951) Large Archive of Photographs of Costume Parties and Celebrities Taken at Hearst Castle, 1930s.

Auction:
3040B
Lot:
58
Sold for:
$923$750

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Hearst, William Randolph (1863-1951) Large Archive of Photographs of Costume Parties and Celebrities Taken at Hearst Castle, 1930s. Approximately seventy photographs, including some large signed photographs of actors and actresses, images of Carey Grant, Clark Gable, Norma Shearer, Carole Lombard, Marion Davies, Luella Gear, California Governor James Rolph, Louis B. Mayer; and approximately twenty stamped 8 x 10 in. photos taken by James Manatt (1896-1989) of guests in costume at Civil War-themed galas at San Simeon. (70)
Estimate $1,500-2,500


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James Rolph, William Randolph, Louis B. Mayer, Clark Gable, Luella Gear, James Manatt, Carey Grant, California, Carole Lombard, Hearst, Hearst Castle, Marion Davies, National Register of Historic Places in San Luis Obispo County, California, Norma Shearer, Santa Lucia Range

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