Pho­tos of Mon­roe and Bowie to be auc­tioned

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STRIK­ING pho­to­graphs of Mar­i­lyn Mon­roe and David Bowie are ex­pected to fetch thou­sands of pounds in an auc­tion.

Im­ages of Mon­roe by Lawrence Schiller show the Hol­ly­wood icon pos­ing on a couch in a dress­ing down and are ex­pected to fetch up to £6,000.

Mean­while, a John R Row­lands pho­to­graphic por­trait of Bowie cap­tures his Thin White Duke in­car­na­tion in 1976 and is val­ued at £1,000 to £1,500.

Orig­i­nally pur­chased by a pri­vate col­lec­tor for a tra­di­tional Am­s­ter­dam canal house and then moved to a flat in Ed­in­burgh’s west end, the items will go on sale at auc­tion­eers Lyon and Turn­bull in Ed­in­burgh on Wed­nes­day.

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