Lot 597: DS, signed "Miss Billie Holiday," one page, 8.25 x 11, September 28, 1950. Tom Kelley Studios consent document for the Schmidt Lithography Company. In part: "I consent to the use of my name, portraits and pictures (photographed by Tom Kelley only) and reproductions thereof, for advertising of beer only—by you and by anyone making such use with your approval." Signed at the conclusion in green fountain pen by Holiday, who adds her manager's address, "745 5th Ave, Joe Glaser, New York City." In very good condition, with a horizontal fold passing through the signature, brittle overall toning, and trimmed edges with a few small chips.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 467
Wednesday, 13th January 2016
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