Every day Sophie Dupre presents two items from her large stock of signed photographs, autograph letters, autographs for sale, royal memoralbilia and antiquarian manuscripts.
The photographs are presented with the catalogue descriptions.

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December 12

ON THIS DAY

On this day in 1889 Robert Browning died at the age of 77. He was an English poet and playwright whose mastery of the dramatic monologue made him one of the foremost Victorian poets. His poems are known for their irony, characterization, dark humour, social commentary, historical settings, and challenging vocabulary.
In 1977 Baroness Clementine Spencer-Churchill died at the age of 92. She was the wife of Sir Winston Churchill and a life peeress in her own right.

BROWNING (Robert, 1812-1889, Poet)
Fine signature from an Autograph Letter Signed, with “ever yours most truly”, 4th February 1868, mounted with a postcard photo
21937

CHURCHILL (Clementine, Lady, 1885-1977, Wife of Sir Winston)
Typed letter signed with autograph salutation and subscription to Domini (Lady Crosfield, née Elliadi, died 1963), thanking her for her “kind telegram” ending “yours affectly”, 1 side 8vo., 28 Hyde Park Gate, 30th October 1951
38044


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