From London in the 1980s to Willy Michel’s delightful 1920s photobombs of French society’s great and Lee Godie’s brilliant selfies in Chicago, the photobooth has been about having fun. Meet Donette “Donny” Verzall, who sat for photobooth selfies from 1933 through 1954. Collector Roz Leibowitz tells us, “Most have dates on the back and some have intentional damage. Clearly, this was someone who loved to pose–a photobooth lover’s delight. Donny–wherever you are–we salute you!”
What do we know about Donny? Well, not much. Roz reasons she was a Californian. A public record does tells that a Donny Diana Verzall was born in California in 1917. Can you help?
Via: With permission of Roz Leibowitz, all rights reserved
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