Ruth Bigges. Typescript letter signed to Beaton.

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Discusses various bills and photographs. Mr Linsley has had a good idea and they have been trying it with Steichen. Discusses the idea, which involves using a flock of birds carved from crystal and a huge swan carved from ice in a photo session. The swan melted too quickly in their experiment. Wishes Beaton would try it. Also recommends idea of using coloured rolls of paper. Discusses the heat and how it has driven people out of the Vogue office. Even Mr Nast is seen 'in shirt sleeves with suspenders drooping'. Discusses a client who has taken a picture to Europe without paying for it. Mentions various others who have still to pay bills. Gives an account for the money cashed on Mrs. Marshall Field's cheque. Discusses other payments.

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Of Vogue, New York.


Of Vogue, New York.

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