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.

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    April, 2011
    7th-9th Thursday-Saturday
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