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retouching across recto in grey paint; on verso, by unknown hand, top left in graphite circled: Bara, Theda; by unknown hand, upper center printing notes in graphite and blue pencil; center stamped in black ink: THE MINNEAPOLIS JOURNAL / PAGE [by unknown hand in graphite: 4-5] / COPY [by unknown hand in graphite: 2] / ISSUE [by unknown hand in graphite: March 14]; center International Newsreel copyright stamp in purple ink; center right stamped in purple ink: MAR 14 1926; center right: JUL 19 1928; center right perpendicular: Minneapolis Journal Library; lower center printed in black ink on applied newspaper: FOR EASTER WEAR / Theda Bara, film star, gives a new idea in / this chapeau of white georgette, wound / turban-like around the head; bottom center printed in black ink on applied paper: WATCH YOUR CREDIT.....322750 / INTERNATIONAL NEWSREEL PHOTO / SLUG (THEDA BARA) / A SUGGESTION FOR YOUR EASTER CHAPEAU / CALIFORNIA-- THEDA BARA, [circled in graphite] WELL KNOWN FILM STAR, / GIVES A NEW IDEA IN THIS MADONNA-LIKE CHAPEAU / FOR EASTER WEAR. THIS ONE IN PARTICULAR IS A / WHITE GEORGETTE, WOUND TURBAN-WISE AROUND THE / HEAD WITH ONE WINDING UNDER THE CHIN FOR THE / DESIRED EFFECT / F 3-1-26 A B FM

Provenance

Mary and Dan Solomon, Monarch Beach, CA; gift to NGA, 2018.

Associated Names
Solomon, Dan and Mary
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