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Conrad, Joseph (1857-1924) Autographed Letter Signed, and Framed Portrait.

Auction:
2621B
Lot:
23
Sold for:
$780$650

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2621B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2012 11:00AM

Description:

Conrad, Joseph (1857-1924) Autographed Letter Signed, and Framed Portrait. January 26, 1917. One page, writing to fulfill a request for an autograph, "I only regret it is so ugly, but I am too old now to improve my handwriting," on Capel House stationery, folds, paper slightly unevenly toned; with a framed dry point etched portrait of Conrad by Canadian artist Richard George Mathews (1870-1955) signed in pencil by the artist, framed without glass, surface of portrait soiled, 13 x 16 in. overall, neither examined out of frame.
Estimate $300-400

Keywords

Richard George Mathews, Autograph, Portrait

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