11-18-2012 11-18-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2621B Boston
November 18, 2012 11:00 AMCalender

Marconi, Guglielmo (1874-1937) Letter and Photograph, Signed.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2621B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 18, 2012 11:00AM


Marconi, Guglielmo (1874-1937) Letter and Photograph, Signed.
Typed letter, 20 April 1933, one page. To General Charles H. Sherrill, offering the signed photograph, and thanking him for the invitation to visit in Paris; signed as President of the Reale Accademia d'Italia in Rome on their letterhead, small rust spot from paper clip at top, 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.
Together with: a fine black and white photographic portrait of Marconi seated, in profile, holding his hat in his lap, with his inscription to Sherrill and signature, also dated 20 April 1933, mounted on mat board, signed by the photographer in pencil, and protected with spider web patterned glassine, 11 x 16 in. overall.
Estimate $500-700


Charles H. Sherrill, Paris, President, spider web