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Celebrity items in Sotheby’s sale

Title
Celebrity items in Sotheby’s sale
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:03:29
Description
Interview with a Sotheby’s auction house spokesman on the forthcoming sale of Russian ballet dancer Vaslav Nijinsky’s 1919 diary, written over a six week period before he was committed to a Zurich asylum, and on the previous sale of the Duke of Windsor’s wedding service. Male speaker and female interviewer not identified.
Contributors
None Identified
Keywords
Auctions; Sotheby’s; Mental health; Royal family; Royalty; Dancers; Diaries; Ballet; Psychiatric hospital patients; Vaslav Nijinsky; Duke of Windsor

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