AVON LONG | PORGY AND BESS (1941) Theatre photo


New York: Robert McAfee, [1941]. Vintage original 8 x 10″ (20 x 25 cm.) black-and-white print still photo. Holograph notation in pencil on verso, blindstamp of photographer Robert McAfee at bottom right. Various creases which are only noticeable when held up to the light, very good-.

Portrait of Avon Long as “Sportin’ Life” in the first revival of the George Gershwin opera, the notations on the back tell us that this photo was prepared while the show was beginning a tryout run in Boston.

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