"T. C. Jones on Broadway in "Mask and Gown""   Lot no. 2367

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By George Wachsteter (1911-2004)

Sept. 10, 1957 (Estimated)
14.00" x 10.00"
Pen and Ink on Illustration Board
Signed Upper Right



Caricature by George Wachstster (1911-2006) of Female Impersonator T.C. Jones on Broadway in `Mask and Gown` at the Golden Theatre. Ran 9/10-10/12/1957. Jones impersonated Bette Davis, Tallulah Bankhead, Mae West, Judy Holliday, Marilyn Monroe, Katharine Hepburn and Ethel Merman, and would reveal his bald head as a topper at the end of the show. GW has made a note at top in 1991 saying the editor ordered the black background. Probably for the New York Journal American. Includes press photo and flyer.

On 20.00" x 13.00" illustration board with an image that measure to 14.00" x 10.00." Illustration includes blue to indicate halftone. Minor soiling, edge notations.

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