SIR HARRY M. LAUDER - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH 1932 - HFSID 177840
SIR HARRY MacLENNAN LAUDER Small 6x8 b/w bust photo of Scottish entertainer Sir Harry MacLennan Lauder in a Scottish bonnet and coat and with a pipe in his mouth Photograph signed: "yours Sincerely/Harry Lauder/1932". Pencil notations in unknown hand on front and verso.
Sale Price $288.00
SIR HARRY MacLENNAN LAUDER
Small 6x8 b/w bust photo of Scottish entertainer Sir Harry MacLennan Lauder in a Scottish bonnet and coat and with a pipe in his mouth
Photograph signed: "yours Sincerely/Harry Lauder/1932". Pencil notations in unknown hand on front and verso. B/w, 6x8 overall, image 5x7¼ (one surface). According to the pencil notations on this photo, Lauder signed this in 1932 to a "Mr. Frey". Sir Harry MacLennan Lauder (1870-1950), overcame his humble beginnings as a widow's son, flax mill worker and coal miner to become one of the most popular Scottish entertainers of all time. A comedian, singer and music hall entertainer from 1900 to 1930, Lauder knocked 'em flat with skits and songs performed in knit kilts and Scottish accents. He wrote many of his own songs, as well, including the hits She Is Ma Daisy, I Love a Lassie, Roamin' in the Gloamin', and A Wee Deoch an' Doris. Lauder was also one of the first entertainers to recognize the importance of the phonograph; he recorded continuously between 1902 and 1935 and became the first entertainer of any kind to sell a million records. He was knighted in 1919 for entertaining British troops on the frontlines during World War I. Lightly toned. Light discoloration around edge Light impressions on image. Tape remnants on verso (no show-through). Otherwise, fine condition.
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