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Hearn, Lafcadio (1850-1904)

Auction:
2483
Lot:
85
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$1,541$1,300

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2483
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Hearn, Lafcadio (1850-1904), Autograph letter signed, [November, 1887], three pages, to F. Page Wood, purser on the S.S.Barraconta, from Rue Victor Hugo 281, St. Pierre, Martinique, discussing the extended quarantine from fresh cases of smallpox, climate, clothes and his poor attempts at photography, (edge chipping and minor toning).
Estimate $500-700

Edge chipping and minor toning.

Keywords

F. Page Wood, purser, St. Pierre, Martinique, smallpox, Foreign advisors to the government in Meiji period Japan, Lafcadio Hearn, Photography

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