Vintage Photograph Signed - 1940s
Vintage matte-finish 8″ x 10″ colorized photo signed in fountain pen, “Best Wishes / Shirley Temple.” In very good condition with aged tape residue on four sides, minor wrinkling on borders; could easily be matted out if framed.
Shirley Temple (1928–2014) is an Academy Award-winning actress most famous for being an iconic American child actor of the 1930s, who enjoyed a notable career as a diplomat as an adult. After rising to fame at the age of six with her breakthrough performance in Bright Eyes in 1934, she starred in a series of highly successful films which won her widespread public adulation and saw her become the top grossing star at the American box-office during the height of the Depression. She went on to star in films as a young adult in the 1940s. In later life, she became a United States ambassador and diplomat.