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Deborah, Duchess of Devonshire: The Last of the Mitford Sisters

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Presley, Elvis
SIGNED POSTCARD, [C.1957]
140 x 90mm., signed in blue ballpoint below an image of Elvis with a wallaby, postcard captioned in German, glazed and framed
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Provenance

Given to Deborah, Duchess of Devonshire (1920-2014) by Sir Tom Stoppard

Catalogue Note

Whilst filming Jailhouse Rock, his first film for MGM, Elvis was given a wallaby as a gift from Hollywood booking agent Lee Gordon. Although Presley at first tried to train the animal, eventually it was given to the Memphis Zoo. 

Deborah, Duchess of Devonshire: The Last of the Mitford Sisters

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London