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Cruishank, George (1792-1878) Three Autograph Letters Signed, with Drawings.

Auction:
3012T
Lot:
1023
Sold for:
$400$325

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3012T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Cruishank, George (1792-1878) Three Autograph Letters Signed, with Drawings. One letter "to the editor of The Times" concerning "our gutter children, Britannia" and the sending of orphan girls to Canada and the United States, single page inscribed on both sides with drawings of men and dogs wearing bowler hats and smoking pipes; another letter concerning a loan; [and] a letter to Samuel Carter Hall (1800-1889) dated 14 May 1873, "The Brothers Dalziel have got the drawing that is done [or was made] for your beautiful poem of "The Trial of Sir Jasper." (3)
Estimate $400-600


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The Times, Britannia, Autograph, Carter, Dalziel, Letter, Samuel Carter Hall, Surname, United States

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