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ItemID: #47372
Cost: $1,200.00

Photograph inscribed

Nathaniel Adams 'King' Cole


COLE, Nathaniel Adams. Photograph inscribed. [New York: General Artists Corporation, circa 1945]. Resin-coated silver gelatin photograph, measuring 7 by 8-1/2 inches; framed, entire piece measures 10 by 12-1/2 inches. $1200.

Publicity photograph of a youthful and sharply dressed Cole holding a microphone, inscribed: “To Macie, Best Wishes, Nat King Cole.”

Cole founded the King Cole Trio in 1936, and rose to stardom with "It's Only a Paper Moon" (1945), "The Christmas Song" (1947), "Nature Boy" (1948), "Mona Lisa" (1949) and "Too Young" (1951). The velvet baritone recorded over 900 tunes.

Two small closed tears to bottom edge of photograph, ballpoint signature bold.

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