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1923 Ben Turpin Silent Film Actor Happy Hooligan Print ORIGINAL HISTORIC IMAGE

1923 Ben Turpin Silent Film Actor Happy Hooligan Print ORIGINAL HISTORIC IMAGE

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"Ben Turpin."

This is an original 1923 halftone print of Ben Turpin (1869-1940), the American silent film cross-eyed comedian and actor famous for his "Happy Hooligan" character. (Please note that there is printing on the reverse.)

Period Paper is pleased to offer a collection of rare halftone prints from The Blue Book of the Screen which was put together in 1923 to showcase the stars of the silent film era. This collection was originally printed on extremely low quality paper in low quantities and is very rare to find.

CONDITION

This 88+ year old Item is rated Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black & White / Grayscale
  • Grade: Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7.5 x 10.5 inches; 19 x 27 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

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