Austrian portrait, genre and landscape photographer and photographic inventor. Among other things he invented photogalvanography. Two pages, 8vo, good condition. "I have brought the proof of the plate which you have done lately, with two other proofs of plates from photographs taken by the same person to the gentleman by whom I have received the originals". He goes on to talk of the latter's connection with "people of high standing" and his expectation of orders "for impressions from him". He awaits word and anticipates meeting with his correspondent. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: Autograph Letter Signed to an unnamed ...
Editorial: 20 Duke Street, Portland Place, 3 June.
Año de publicación: 1858
Descripción 15 December , on the letterhead of the Marlborough Club, Pall Mall., 1908. English actor manager (1841-1926), knighted in 1926. One page, 12mo. He apologises for not being able to be of service in the way she wishes. "I find it necessary to limit the "Readings" to teh aid of hospitals. Nº de ref. del artículo: 1505
Descripción 27 November , on letterhead of the Globe Theatre., 1894. English actor-manager (1852-1912). One page, 12mo. "Dear Madam / I sent your donation to Mrs. Wenman, with your letter She should have acknowledged it, Apologising for delay Thanking you for your kindness". Traces of previous mounting on reverse. Nº de ref. del artículo: 1596
Descripción Without date or place. English antiquary and topographer (1771-1857). Paper dimensions roughly four and a half inches by two and a half. Folded once. Good, on slightly discoloured paper. Good clean signature. Reads 'Yrs very truly | John Britton | 17 Burton Street'. Lines above and below signature perhaps in another hand. Top line slightly cropped. Nº de ref. del artículo: 4224
Descripción 2 January , 33 Brunswick Square., 1892. English actor (1846-1909). 4 pp, 12mo. Interesting letter relating to marriage and the acting profession. "I do not agree with the opinion expressed by Mr J. T. Green respecting the early & unhappy marriages of actors & actresses having to play love scenes together. I think in most cases of love making upon the stage it is looked upon as purely a matter of business. Doubtless there are exceptional cases, but the marriages of actors & actresses are mostly happy - Mr. & Mrs. Kendal. playing lovers - a long life of married happiness - Mr. & Mrs. Edmund Compton - Mr. & Mrs. . Mr. & Mrs. Macklin Mr. Thorne & his much lamented wife - Mr. & Mrs .F. Terry - Mr. & Mrs. Edward Terry - I dont know whether the latter pair played lovers on the stage in early life, but they have played them for many years off the stage / Marriage is purely a lottery & perhaps government ought to interfere as we know from lately that lotteries are illegal, I could mention many more cases of married happiness. on the stage, but I will not further trespass upon your space". In good condition despite some discolouration. Nº de ref. del artículo: 864
Descripción 13 February , Queens Theatre., 1908. Actor and producer (1880-1957). He would have answered sooner had he not been waiting for a photograph "which has not yet arrived - however you shall have it when it does. Your letter was delightfully refreshing adn it is good to know that the stage has such valiant supporters." Signed "E. Harcourt Williams". Nº de ref. del artículo: 932
Descripción no date 4 Primrose Hill Road. English actress (1868-1957), the wife of Fred Terry (1864-1932). 2 pp, 8vo, on blue paper. Intimate letter written in a large hand. "Darling - Yes the book arrived I do congratulate the way you've written & arranged the book. Delighted with it & everything about it: splendid / You would have heard before this only I've been rather ill with day & night nurses = even now I'm finding it difficult to recover my strength / I shall hope to see you in the new year & here is my love & good wishes from / your affectionate old / Julia". Some creasing and damage from previous mounting. Nº de ref. del artículo: 1247
Descripción Sunday no date or place. Nondescript Tory politician (1780-1858). 2 pp, 12mo. "I do not feel right & am naturally apprehensive! / Should it come on - am I - after so short an interval to take the remedy? I am now going out & shall return before hour - / your faithful servt / Haddington". Nº de ref. del artículo: 1527
Descripción 24 October ; 'Piddletrent hide'., 1807. 1 page, 8vo. Creased and discoloured, with some wear to extremities and a small spike-hole at centre. He encloses sixteen pounds for the payment of the bill of 'Mr Holder', and enquires whether 'Mr Halsey' has paid over the fifteen pounds he owes. Nº de ref. del artículo: 3335
Descripción Without date or place. Lord Chancellor of England (1751-1838). Dimensions roughly four and a half inches square. Paper spotted and discoloured. Traces of previous blue-paper mount adhering to blank reverse. Unobtrusive archival-tape repair to closed tear. Reads 'May God support him in the Time of his great Calamity! | I shall be infinitely obliged by your allowing me to hope that thro' you I may occasionally hear of his Health | I remain, Dear Sir, | Yr obliged Servant | Eldon'. Nº de ref. del artículo: 3733
Descripción Without date or place. Victorian phrenologist (1788-1858) and natural philosopher. Paper dimensions roughly seven and a half inches by three inches. Folded four times. Good, but worn and with some loss to bottom corners from previous mounting. Reads 'I am | My dear Sir | Yours most truly | Geo: Combe | If you see Mr. at the meeting put this letter into his hands, lest I should not see him before it. | [signed] G C'. Nº de ref. del artículo: 4222