Rafael Valdivia portraits, 1926-1948.


Rafael Valdivia portraits, 1926-1948.

Includes ca. 142 black and white original portrait drawings of theater and film actors and actresses by Rafael Valdivia, mostly for the newspaper, theNew York Sun.

2 boxes (ca. 142 drawings) : b&w ; 36 x 26 cm. or smaller.


SNAC Resource ID: 8191138

New York Public Library System, NYPL

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