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Letter to Sir James concerning arranging a visitation to Wilkie's brother. Signed 'David Wilkie' and dated 'January 6th 1840.' Wilkie was a famous Scottish painter of portraits and landscapes. This letter was written just 1 1/2 years before Wilkie's death at sea. The letter measures 7 1/4" tall x 4 1/2" wide.
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This typed letter on ruled stationary was sent from Leavenworth Prison in 1939, and contains a great deal of information on some of his birds. "Special Purpose, May 9, 1939" is stamped in red at the top of the first page, and the pen signature reads "Robert Stroud #17431." Sheets measure 10 1/4" x 8."
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Engraving has a printed signature and measures 11 3/8" x 8;" engraved by William E. Marshall, Copyright 1879 by Houghton Osgood & Co. The accompanying, separate clipped signature measures 2" x 3 1/4," and was hand-signed in brown fountain pen.
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Hand-numbered 73/100 on the back of the photo; measures 8\"\"\" x 10.\"\"\"
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Ball point pen signature as Vice President of S. G. S. Associates, made out to Triple G. Garage; check measures 3" x 8 1/4."
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Some light wear and creasing in the margins and corners, with a few tears entering slightly into the photograph. Measures 8" x 10."
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Some light wear and creasing in the margins and corners, but very good condition overall. Measures 10" x 8."
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Paper measures 2" x 3 1/4."
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The letter is toned with some light foxing stains and tears along the margins. There is one 3" tear that has been taped. The page measures 12" x 8 1/2."
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Signed "Best of Luck, Elvis Presley" Photo Card. Fourteen Unsigned 1956 Collector Cards Included.
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Jimmy Braddock (Heavyweight Boxing Champion, 1935-1937) "Cinderella Man" Photograph Signed on Reverse. Includes Copy of Program from Personal Appearance. Photo Measures 8" x 4 3/4."
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James Tissot (French Artist, 1836-1902): Clipped Signature in Pen, Measuring 4 3/4" x 8."
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Kate Smith (Famous Singer, Introduced "God Bless America"): Two handwritten letters on personalized stationary with envelopes. Stationary measures 6 5/8" x 5 1/4."