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Rossetti, Christina (1830-1894) Autograph Letter, Autograph Sentiment, and Two Photographs of her Funeral.

Auction:
3012T
Lot:
1086
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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

Description:

Rossetti, Christina (1830-1894) Autograph Letter, Autograph Sentiment, and Two Photographs of her Funeral. Letter on mourning notepaper with accompanying envelope, 10 April 1886. To H. Buxton Forman Esquire (1842-1917), the poet stating her "deep grief for my dearest Mother" and asking for the return of books lent. Folds only, 7 x 4 1/4 in.
Sentiment signed and dated 1890, "Does the road wind uphill all the way? Yes, to the very end," mounted with a portrait, 5 3/4 x 3 1/4 in.
[and] Two period photographs mounted on card of the scene in the cemetery when Rossetti's remains were interred, 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.
Estimate $600-800


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Autograph, Letter, Postal system

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