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Tuesday, 23 September 2014 12:21

A Rare Negative of Marilyn Monroe Falls Short of Pre-Sale Estimate at Auction

A details of the Marilyn Monroe negative. A details of the Marilyn Monroe negative.

A rare negative of legendary movie star Marilyn Monroe, taken during her first professional photo shoot when she was 20 years old, has been sold at auction.

The photograph was taken when the unknown Norma Jeane Baker was a factory girl hoping to become a model.

The picture, along with the negative and copyright, was sold for £4,250. It had been expected to fetch between £5,000 and £8,000.

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