Carole Lombard's arrival at RKO in the spring of 1939, for the likes of "In Name Only" (a publicity still for which is shown above), coincided with her long-sought marriage to Clark Gable. That accomplishment infused Carole with confidence, and it showed in her fashion photographs.
Take this, for instance, RKO CL-47, taken by Alex Kahle in 1939:
Kahle's imagination shows here, as the fabric of Lombard's dress is duplicated in the background. The rear of the photo has identification:
Yet another photo from the noted George Smoots collection, this 8" x 10" is on glossy single-weight paper. It's said to be in excellent condition.
Bids on this item begin at $39.99, with the auction slated to end at 10:24 p.m. (Eastern) Sunday. To bid or learn more, visit https://www.ebay.com/itm/CAROLE-LOMBARD-in-STYLISH-PORTRAIT-Original-Vintage-1939-KAHLE-Stamp-RKO-Photo/143365866054?hash=item2161458246:g:7D8AAOSwBCNdZF96.