PLATH (SYLVIA) Graduation portrait photograph of Sylvia Plath by Salvatore Simone, [1950]
Lot 305
PLATH (SYLVIA)
Graduation portrait photograph of Sylvia Plath by Salvatore Simone, [1950]
Sold for £ 1,750 (US$ 2,323) inc. premium

Lot Details
The Property of Frieda Hughes
PLATH (SYLVIA)
Graduation portrait photograph of Sylvia Plath by Salvatore Simone, head and shoulders looking to her right, gelatin silver print, loose mounted in the original card mount (stamped "Simone" on lower margin), image 153 x 100mm., [1950]

Footnotes

  • Sylvia Plath's Wellesley High School graduation photo, in the photographer's original mount. The photograph was the one used in the The Welleslyan Yearbook [see below], accompanied by snippets describing her character, including "Warm smile... Energetic worker... Bumble Boogie special... Clever with chalk and paints... Future writer... Those rejection slips from Seventeen..."

    Provenance: Sylvia Plath, and by descent to her daughter Frieda.
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