Tuesday, 19 June 2007
*Marilyn Munroe Umbrella for Irish Museum.
One of the star attractions at the recent Julien's Summer Auction in the Beverly Hilton Hotel was an umbrella used by Marilyn Munroe in the famous 1949 photo shoot by Andre de Dienes. It sold for $42,000.
The victorious bidder was William Doyle, who plans to display it at the Museum of Style Icons in County Kildare.