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Lot # 26: 1948 Marilyn Monroe, "Blonde Bombshell in Sexy Dress" Early Photo by Irving Lippman

Category: Entertainment

Starting Bid: $25.00

Bids: 26 (Bid History)

Time Left: Auction closed
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Item was in Auction "February Collectors Auction 2023",
which ran from 1/27/2023 9:00 PM to
2/18/2023 8:00 PM

1948 Double weight studio photograph of Marilyn Monroe from one of her first ever films, while still a bit-part actress, in the Columbia Pictures release of "Ladies of the Chorus," and showing some serious skin! One of her earliest and best we have ever seen, this is not stamped on the back but is a known photograph by Irving Lipmann and in great condition. Images of Marilyn from this film often show her from the side or in a huge group with this example capturing her facing the camera and taking the lead in the frame. A true rarity among early Marilyn images making this one of the top early pre 1950's photographs of Monroe we have ever handled!

Size: 7.5x9.5
Designation: Vintage 1
Condition: 5/5
Quality: 5/5
Overall Grade: 10/10

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