A friendly autographed letter signed, 1 page, 8.5 x 5.25 inches, 8vo, Surrey, March 9, 1887. Written to American historian and autograph collector Ben W. Austin, in part: "...Convey to the members of the Northwestern Literary and Historical Society of Sioux City my heartfelt thanks for the great honor they have conferred upon me in making me an honorary member. I enclose a photograph which is a very good likeness of me." The vintage album print photograph measures 4.5 x 3.5 inches, and it accompanies this letter. Very good condition.
English illustrator whose landscapes defined the Victorian age. He was the most successful British watercolorist of his generation.