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    [Eric Pape]. Timothy Cole (American Wood Engraver 1852-1931). Autograph Letter Signed to Artist Eric Pape. Paris: Mar 29th /91.


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    One octavo page on one octavo leaf. Approximately 8 x 5 inches. On thin plain white paper. Toned, one horizontal crease, some edgewear. Good.

    "My dear Pape

    A card from Pennell to Unwin or Macmillan would, I imagine, be better than a line from me as Pennell is very intimate with them.

    Mrs. Pennell is charming and I must ask you to say a few kind words to her for me. Wishing you every possible success, I remain

    Very truly yours

    Timothy Cole

    P.S.

    Get Bliss's addres from Pennell as I have mislaid it. P - will give you his card to him also.

    T. C."

    [Together with:] Three proof etchings on tissue. All approximately 10.5 x 8 inches. Some wear. Good.

    Cole was one of the finest wood engravers of the late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-centuries. The Pennell in this letter is probably Cole's friend, artist Joseph Pennell (1857-1926). It seems as if Pape had contacted Cole for an introduction to Pennell for the purpose of another introduction for Pape to the publishers mentioned in the letter.

    As a matter of interest, Cole's son, portraitist Alphaeus Philemon Cole (1876-1988) died at the age of 112 years and 136 days, one of the world's oldest living men verified.



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