17 original press photos from 1925-1950.
About 15 x 21 and 20 x 25 cm. With press organisation stamps and captioned tickets, often with red crayon lines. Some photos with marker lettering and tracking or white gouache used for editing or altering towards publication. One corner torn off, one photo clipped, and one on which part of a ticket was glued. Some creases and tears and other little signs of wear. Shaw taking dancing lessons from Max Rinder (heavily retouched, 1925). With a 'Typical American Girl' (1929). Becoming a Freeman of Dublin, with Hernon, Dulanty and O'Neill (heavily retouched in black and white, 1946). Shaw in conversation, his partner summarily torn off (1938). A bust made by Jo Davidson (at the lower side with some glued paper damage, 1931). With Mrs. Feliks Topolski and her infant son Daniel (1945). With Pandit Nehru (1949). Shaw speaking, gouache retouches photographed (1941). Conversing with Danny Kaye (1949). Walking through a new abbey gate (1949). In a Chinese robe with his friend, Sir Robert Hotung (seriously clipped, 1949). With Lady Astor on his 94th birthday, and about Shaw's beard (June 28, 1950). In a hospital bed (Oct. 6, 1950). Visiting his garden (Oct. 16, 1950). Two pictures of Shaw's handwriting (1930, 1933).
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