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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • VINTAGE CHICAGO, c. 1950s

Basting With Ethel: 1921

Basting With Ethel: 1921

Circa 1921 in New York, the British pianist and conductor Ethel Leginska, who achieved a dubious renown for skipping out on her concert performances, including a memorable non-appearance at Carnegie Hall. Cooking-wise, we'd zap that another 30 seconds on High. 5x7 inch glass negative. View full size.

 

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