Unknown photographer: An original black-and-white press photograph of the English model Twiggy (Dame Lesley Lawson; b. 1949) in her role as Polly Browne in the movie “The Boy Friend” (1971). Back with telegram shred, notes and stamp. Agence France-Presse. Dated April 13th 1972. Photo size 23.5×18 cm. Frame size 43×33 cm.

In 1966 English born Twiggy - then just 17 years old - was named as “Face of the Year” by the tabloid paper Daily Express and quickly she obtained cult status all over the western world. Her anorectic appearance and boyish face seemed to appeal to millions of young women of the day and she became a super model before the concept was invented. The role as Polly Browne earned Twiggy two Golden Globe Awards.

Seller informs

This is an original black-and-white press photograph from 1972, which shows normal signs of age and handling, including thin surface cracklings. Back yellowed.

Please note that Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers has not physically examined this item, the estimate is solely based on the seller’s photographic material. Therefore, we cannot provide a description of the condition, and it is not possible to request a report on the item’s condition.


Art, antiques & collector's items, 2 July 2020


800 kr.

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