"Love, Shirley Temple - Movie Costumes, Dolls, and Childhood Memorabilia from Her Personal Archives." Commemorative catalog with special features not available to online viewers. The personal childhood collection of Shirley Temple, comprising over 500 costumes, dolls, playthings and memorabilia from 1928-1940. 10" x 10". Hardbound. 356 full-color pages.
Including an 18" x 14" pen and ink sketch of Shirley Temple in reflective pose as she leans her head on her left arm, signed Sam Patrick (Patrick was a staff artist at the Los Angeles Times for over 40 years), along with three various photographs (one printed on silk) of Shirley in pouting or smiling pose, including the famous "I have a sniffles" photograph taken at the time of her 6th birthday party that had promised a Punch & Judy show, an act by trained animals, ice cream, cake and games, but was postponed due to her illness. Each framed, 1930s.
The 13" x 10" photograph has inscribed message, "To Ching-Ching, My screen daughter whom I couldn't love more if she were my very own, Uncle Tommy, Robert Young", in reference to their starring roles in the 1936 film "Stowaway". Excellent condition.
Including a large-format 14" x 11" photograph of Sonja and Shirley with inscribed message, "To Darling Shirley, Love from Sonja Henie, 16-5-36". Along with 8" x 10" photograph of Sonja in skating costume showing her skates to Shirley. Excellent condition.
Including a large-format 14" x 11" sepia photograph of Colbert with the autographed message, "To Shirley Temple with every good wish for your happiness, Affectionately Claudette Colbert". And an 8" x 10" image of Shirley Temple at the Academy Awards after presenting Colbert with her Oscar; the dress worn by Shirley Temple in that photograph is #244 of this book. Generally excellent.
Including a large-format 14" x 11" photograph of Crawford with the autographed message, "To Shirley Temple from her devoted fan, Love Joan Crawford". With a set of four images of Crawford with Shirley Temple on the set of "Little Miss Broadway". Generally excellent.
15" (38 cm.) The tin metal cooking stove with double ovens, hot plates and a warming drawer has original finish, and oven thermometer which shows settings up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit, with original wiring (not tested for functioning). Labeled Empire, Pat. June 24, 1924. The stove was played with by Shirley Temple in her glass brick playhouse.
13" x 10". The four-speed electric portable record player, with controls for treble or bass, and volume, and presented in original vinyl carrying case has original label Teppaz Transit. The record player is well-preserved, the case has some age spotting. A paper note attached reads, "78 rpm portable victrola, made in France, gift to ST in 1930s".
11" (28 cm.) x 9". The metal portable typewriter with enamel finish has placard label "Student" and is marked "Anfoe, Made in Germany". The typewriter was used by Shirley Temple in her student days, and is preserved in its original metal carrying case. Late 1930s.