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Lot 0289
Autograph letter with two vigniettes
mixed media on paper
h. 7 w. 10 in. (sheet)
the sheet folded twice with a vigniette at left depicting a baby with a lamb pull-cart and bunny-on-a-ball captioned in quotes 'After all it was the Baby'; the right side with a scene at top with a baby angel interviewing a racoon holding an inkwell, with inscription beneath:



'New York Carnegie Hall / July 19 / 1909 / My Dear Mrs. Carpenter / Thank you and Mr. Carpenter for the auto ride / and the visit to the Baby / also the Spanish picture we saw / after all it was the Baby who / was the 'peice de resistance' (hence my french) wasn't it? / Yours F. S. Church', framed

Condition

some foxing mostly at center as shown; L-shaped tear in sheet from angel's rear down and across the date

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