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    Laura Knight Autograph Letter Signed. Two pages, 5.375" x 7", St Johns Wood N.W., Tuesday [no date], to Miss Ford. Knight send regrets for not being able to accept a "seat on the Council" because "I expect to leave London very shortly for Italy & may be there most of the year." saying that "I would by a very useless member." Dame Laura Knight (1877-1970) was a British Impressionist painter, the first woman elected to the Royal Academy. She also won a silver medal for painting at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics. Very fine. From the Judith Kaplan Women's History Collection.


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    April, 2011
    8th-9th Friday-Saturday
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