This item originates from the Roy Moseley collection. Moseley was one of the leaders in show business journalism in England. He wrote many books that appeared on the New York Time’s Best Seller List. Being an author in high regard had its perks, as he was closely connected to royalty and celebrities. Hence his notable work, “My Stars and Other Friends” provides a glimpse into the lifestyle us everyday people dream about.During his career, Moseley brilliantly gathered in person some of the finest autographs in the world. Some were personalized to him as a testament to their respect and kinship. Every celebrity has a story as well as every autograph Moseley obtained. Here now is one of those legacy pieces for your collection.
Rudolf Nureyev was a Russian ballet dancer who studied in Lenigrad and joined the Kirov Ballet as a soloist. After the company’s tour in Paris (1961) he defected. Nureyev signed this original 8×10 black & white photo by famous photograph Leslie E Spait in steel-tip blue fountain pen photo size 7 3/4 ” x 9 3/4″ signature grades 9-10 . Also included i this lot is a 8×10 very provocative original b&w photo. Roy collected many photos as he was a photographer himself.
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