05/05/03

For the man who loves chocolate
May, 1991
9.5 in HIGH x 7. in WIDE
(24.13 cm HIGH x 17.78 cm WIDE)
05/05/03


This black and white glossy photograp shows Edward Gelbard cutting his large, chocolate cake, celebrating his 45th birthday, with his wife, Georgette Gelbard at his side. She is wearing the Givanni Versace suit (2003.5.1) that is in the collections of the Oakland Museum of California.

A copy of the newspaper caption for this photograph came with the image: "ZCZC PAP LON:^ 20.5.91. LONDON. FOR THE MAN WHO LOVES CHOCOLATE - THE ULTIMATE BIRTHDAY PRESENT. AMERICAN GEORGETTE GELBARD COULD NOT THINK OF WHAT TO BUY HUSBAND EDWARD ON HIS 45TH BIRTHDAY SO SHE ORDERED A GIANT SPECIAL OF HIS FAVOURITE DANISH CONFECTION. WEIGHING 60LBS AND 28IN WIDE. THE CHOCOLATE FILLED WITH MARZIPAN AND APRICOTS IN BRANDY WAS PRESENTED AT A BIRTHDAY DINNER AT BLAKE'S HOTEL, LONDON. PRESS ASSOCIATION PHOTOGRAPH BY MIKE STEPHENS. /PJ.NNNN

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