5 October 1999
Lee Miller modeling Marie-Christiane hat and dress and jewelry by Black, Starr and Frost
Gelatin silver print. 1928. Numbered 33 in the negative; stamped date and notations M871 3, Vogue and Page 67 in pencil on the verso.
9 x 7.5/8in. (24.1 x 19.4cm.)
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See: Vogue, 1 June 1928, p. 67.
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