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retouching across recto in black and grey paint; crop mark along center in white paint; by unknown hand, upper center in graphite perpendicular: 889; on verso, upper center printed in purple ink on applied paper: Z623707-8. WATCH YOUR CREDIT. XXXXXXX COPYRIGHT N.Y. / EVENING JOURNAL. FROM INTERNATIONAL. SLUG (GARBO) / FIRST POSED SNAPSHOT OF THE GREAT GRETA SINCE SHE / REACHED STARDOM. / NEW YORK.....ABOVE IS AN EXCLUSIVE, POSED PICTURE / OF GREAT GRETA GARBO, [underlined in orange pencil] CHARMING MOTION PICTURE STAR, / MADE SHORTLY AFTER SHE ARRIVED IN NEW YORK FROM / CALIFORNIA. THIS IS THE FIRST TIME SINCE SHE REACHED / STARDOM THAT GRETA HAS WILLINGLY POSED FOR THE NEWS- / PAPER CAMERAMAN. SHE IS SAID TO BE EN ROUTE TO HER / NATIVE SWEDEN WHERE SHE MAY RETIRE FROM THE FILMS. / R=7-26-32-3/15 / EDITORS--IF THIS PICTURE IS USED THE ABOVE CREDIT / LINE MUST BE CARRIED.; center International News Photos copyright stamp in black ink perpendicular; center right stamped in purple ink: RECEIVED EXAMINER / REFERENCE LIBRARY / JUL 28 1932

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Kevin Heffner [?]; (sale, Ebay.com); Mary and Dan Solomon, Monarch Beach, CA; gift to NGA, 2018.

Associated Names
Solomon, Dan and Mary
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