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    Harry A. Furniss Signed Letter (1890) Offered is a handwritten, illustrated letter, dated August 26, 1890, from Victorian-era author-illustrator-cartoonist Harry A. Furniss. His brash, hot-tempered nature no doubt served him well as a theater critic; it also got him into a lot of trouble with politicians and public figures he often lampooned in print. This letter is in excellent condition and is a rare double sample of his writing and his art. PSA/DNA lacks sufficient comparable examples to render an opinion on this item. While we believe it to be authentic as described, it is thus sold without certification.

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    April, 2005
    13th Wednesday
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