Description

    Signed Photograph of Mark Twain Reading in Bed

    Mark Twain. Signed Photograph. [N.p., n.d., ca. 1907]. Measures 7.75 x 7 inches. A charming black-and-white photo of Twain in his nightshirt reading The World's Work in bed, with his ubiquitous cigar in his mouth. Photo a bit age-toned, one corner with small chip missing, a few short creases and tears. Photo is a bit fragile. Mounted at one place at verso top, and verso bottom to foamcore board. Overall, good. This item is unframed, but glazed frame is present. This photograph was probably taken during the same session that the famous "accidental child" photo was taken (actually entitled "Mark Twain's Muse"), in which there appeared to be a sleeping child behind Twain's head.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Flat Material, Large (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2011
    7th-9th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 806

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 October 27 Domain Names Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    I don’t often do testimonials but in this case I felt truly obligated to thank Heritage Auctions for the extremely professional job your organization did for me.
    Charlie K.,
    Pittsburgh, PA
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 October 21 The David and Janice Frent Collection of Presidential & Political Americana
    2017 October 21 The David and Janice Frent Collection of Presidential & Political Americana
    REALIZED SO FAR $909,600