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Katherine Dunham

Katherine Dunham’s legs.

Katherine Dunham’s legs. Back of image reads, "Katherine Dunham legs, of which Jean Cocteau said,
‘If we writers could say with our pens what Katherine Dunham says with her legs, our writings would be forbidden.' (Miss Dunham's legs are insured by Lloyds of London for $25,000.00)."
Inscribed in pencil, "for about $1,000,000 by Hurok!" Photograph by F. S. Schiffer, 1954.
Missouri Historical Society Photographs and Prints Collection.


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