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W. Somerset Maugham, 1940

Identifier: M123.03.0056.0003.00001


Portrait of W. Somerset Maugham, a playwright who wrote 'The Constant Wife' which the Central City Opera performed in 1951.


  • 1940

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1 items (photograph)

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

8 x 10 inches black and white


Title from inscription on back of image.

Inscription and Marks

Typed on back of photographic print: ''W. Somerset Maugham.'' Typed on newspaper clipping glued to back of photographic print: ''19438, Associated Press photo from New York, Caution: use credit. (Editors: This picure is for use with SN story, New York Dateline, on W. Somerset Maughm [sic], for AMs of Sunday, De. 29. Watc [sic] release date). Goes After His Stories. W. Somerset Maugham, (above) British novelist and playwright, at 66 believes ''You've got to go out after the stories yourself - not wait for them to come to you.'' That's why he is the author of a score of novels and plays and a great number of short stories, he says. (Watch release date, AMs Sunday, Dec. 29). Associated Press Photo, 12/20/1940 WDA 2P JC, Sunday List 73.''

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