Helena Rubinstein (1872 – 1965) Handwritten Postcard Signed, "Helena Rubinstein", flamboyantly penned in dark, blue ink and marked "Personal", 5.75 x 3.5, Cuernavaca, N.d. [1962?], bearing a Mexican postage stamp and cancellation, on a Mexican postcard depicting the pool at the Hotel Casa de Piedra, by the Polish-American businesswoman, art collector, and philanthropist. A cosmetics entrepreneur, and was the founder and eponym of Helena Rubinstein Incorporated cosmetics company, which made her one of the world's richest women. In full: "To read your column we had to come to Cuernavaca, Mexico -- Best regards, Helena Rubinstein." She had hand addressed it to "Mr. Leonard Lyons, c/o New York Post, New York, U.S.A. N.Y." In fine condition.
Leonard Lyons (1906-76) joined the New York Post as a Broadway columnist in 1934. He penned a column entitled The Lyons Den through 1974, resulting in a total of roughly 12,000 features. Lyon's column earned him a Pulitzer Prize nomination and he was regarded as a New York institution.