Nov 20, 2014 - Sale 2367

Sale 2367 - Lot 68

Price Realized: $ 6,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,500 - $ 5,000
ACCEPTING WEDDING GIFT CHURCHILL, WINSTON S. Two items, each to Mabel Laski: Photograph Signed and Inscribed * Autograph Letter Signed. The photograph, seated portrait by J. Russell & Sons, showing him as a young man seated at a desk with hands folded. Inscribed in the image and the blank lower margin. 4 1/2x3 1/4 inches (image), 5 1/4x3 1/4 inches overall; minor crease affecting lower right corner, minor silvering in dark areas. The letter, accepting the gift of a carpet. 1 page, 8vo, "Board of Trade" stationery; horizontal fold. Each matted together and framed. Np, nd; "Whitehall Gardens" [London], 29 August 1908

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"It is v[er]y kind of you indeed to wish to send me a token of your friendship on this great occasion in my life. I will accept the carpet with pleasure . . . ."