ELEANOR ROOSEVELT - THE GREATEST LADY OF THE 20TH CENTURY
This Personally Owned Framed Autographed item below is Unique - This splendid piece links links Two of the Greatest Female Personalities of 20th Century American History - First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and the Legendary film star Shirley Temple.
ONE OF THE MOST CAPTIVATING FILM STARS OF THE 20TH CENTURY
According to Shirley Temple's Own Autobiography, entitled "Childs' Star" (1988), Miss Temple Indicates that the below Photograph was Taken as the she and The First Lady were sitting together, during the Special Viewing of her Latest (1938) Film, "Little Miss Broadway". Thoughtfully, Shirley Temple later inscribed this appealing piece, "To Mrs. Roosevelt - Love from your friend - Shirley Temple".
"TO MRS. ROOSEVELT, LOVE FROM YOUR FRIEND,
Following the receipt, from Shirley Temple, of this personally autographed piece, Mrs. Roosevelt had it promptly framed and displayed within The White House. Later the simple black frame was removed and it was re-framed with purple suede matting and a stunning ornate gilt frame. Now, this same spectacular piece is in The Raleigh DeGeer Amyx Collection, although in the near future it may be shared with an institution or another noted collector.
HISTORIAN & COLLECTOR - RALEIGH DEGEER AMYX
SHIRLEY TEMPLE EXUDES CHARM IN SPADES