Original vintage glossy 7 x 5 silver gelatin photo of Prince backstage with his father, John L. Nelson, showing them side-by-side. Reverse bears "This paper manufactured by Kodak" watermarks. In fine condition, with a few light surface wrinkles and an inch-long tear to the top edge. From the collection of an early Prince insider. John L. Nelson was a jazz musician and songwriter who had a troubled relationship with his son—in 1996, Prince confessed to Oprah that his father had been abusive. Their complicated relationship oscillated between affection and estrangement until his the elder Nelson's death in 2001.
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