I am no expert on poster paper, but I am fairly certain this is a lower grade stock that is not acid free. That said, it will probably fade over time. However, for a quick addition to a music room (or any other room) this s a wonder decorating element that will show your love for jazz.
Continuing on the cheap, I have mine framed in a cheap wood frame with equally cheap glass. It unrolls and frames easily. I used double-sided backing tape to position it and had it hanging on a wall in less than fifteen minutes.
The photo is simply beautiful and evokes a golden time in jazz. Since Herman Leonard took this shot in 1948 this would have been in Miles' Birth of the Cool era, and he is possibly backstage warming up. I am not ruling out that this is a studio shot, but the background appears to be a backstage and probably at the Royal Roost, which both Miles and photographer frequented.
Regardless of the actual location and back story this is a print that captures a magic time and a magic city that was the epicenter of jazz in the time frame. It looks spectacular, even in a cheap frame, and immediately commands the attention of anyone who walks into my music room. This particular print may not be investment quality or long lasting, but mine has been hanging for over nine years and as cheap as the poster and frame are it still inspires me musically and elicits compliments from visitors.
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