Autograph Letter Signed
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1890
Description: Interesting autographed letter signed "W. Calder Marshall" on black-bordered stationery, 1 page, 8vo, London, February 10, 1890. Written to American historian and collector Ben W. Austin, in part: "...My best thanks to the members of the historical society for the honor bestowing upon me...membership in their society. In order to obtain a photograph as you requested...I have delayed writing..." Also included is the original photograph provided by Marshall -- an oval albumin print, circa 1890, 4.5 inches in diameter, mounted to the original matte identifying the sculptor as a member of the Royal Academy.
Comments: Scottish born sculptor who was the most prolific exhibitor of statuary at the Royal Academy during the Victorian era.Signed: Y
Book ID: 213620