Curtis says that he will send payment for some of Cornell's boxes which he purchased. He includes a photo of Cornell's Medici Princess box in place in his home. He also mentions the weather in Los Angeles and his sadness at the loss of his friend, the costume designer Orry-Kelly.
Tony Curtis letter to Joseph Cornell, 1964 Feb. 27. Joseph Cornell papers, 1804-1986, bulk 1939-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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