5 October 1999
Gertrude Lawrence with fan
Gelatin silver print. 1929. Credit stamp, publication stamp with title and date in ink, usage stamp with date in pencil and printer's notations in crayon and pencil on the verso.
9 x 7in. (24.2 x 19cm.)
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See: Vanity Fair, 1 September 1929, p. 71.
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