Josephine Baker Book with Autograph, CoA. Josephine Baker: Scarce children’s book in German language Die Regenbogen Kinder. Published in Germany, Mulden-Verlag in the 1950s. Size: 21,5 x 29 cm, many illustrations. There are condition problems: The upper and lower part of the spine have condition problems and there is a fault at the lower edge of the cover. Inside it is clean and fresh though. Hand signed by Josephine Baker. The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity. Josephine Baker (1906 1975) was an American-born French dancer, singer, and actress who came to be known in various circles as the “Black Pearl, ” “Bronze Venus” and even the “Creole Goddess”. Born Freda Josephine McDonald in St. Louis, Missouri, Josephine Baker became a citizen of France in 1937. She was fluent in both English and French. Baker was the first black woman to star in a major motion picture, Zouzou (1934), or to become a world-famous entertainer. Baker refused to perform for segregated audiences in the United States and is noted for her contributions to the Civil Rights Movement. The item “Josephine Baker Book with Autograph, CoA. Scarce” is in sale since Thursday, September 21, 2017. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Other Collectible Autographs”. The seller is “collect.at” and is located in Wien. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Profession: Theater & Stage
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Signed by: Josephine Baker