"A Polaroid SX-70 Land camera and flash owned by Andy Warhol and last used at the Limelight nightclub in Manhattan in 1986. Warhol gifted this camera to longtime friend, associate and collector of celebrity art, Baird Jones (1953-2006). Warhol met Jones in the 1970’s NYC party circuit, where Jones was a renowned nightlife promoter. Warhol wrote in his diaries of Jones, noting the lavish parties he threw for “all the rich preppies” at Studio 54 and Jones’ privileged position as the son of PEOPLE magazine founder, Cranston Jones. Warhol and Jones began working together promoting events and gallery shows during the 1980’s in the up-and-coming East Village arts scene. Included in this lot are reproduction flyers for events collaborated on as well as reprint period photographs of Warhol and Jones. Accompanied by a letter signed by Baird Jones stating this camera was owned by Warhol and subsequently gifted to Jones. 7 by 4 inches, closed PROVENANCE From the Collection of Baird Jones"