Everard Auctions and Appraisals
Live Auction

The Anglophile and the Professor

Thu, Oct 19, 2023 10:00AM EDT
Lot 1182

Cornwallis, Viscount Nelson & William Harris Items

Estimate: $300 - $400
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Property from the Estate of William H. Rasch


Charles 1st Marquis Cornwallis Signature, Viscount Nelson, & William George Harris Framed Articles, comprising a print of Charles 1st Marquis Cornwallis (1738-1805) with framed holograph envelope with free-frank signed by Cornwallis and postmarked September 10, 1802, matted and framed (frame size: 14 3/4 in. x 9 3/8 in.)(toning and faint creases to envelope); Richard Asheton Cross, First Viscount (1823-1914), photograph by Walery, signed in photo, with biography on verso, framed (frame size: 17 1/8 in. x 14 1/8 in.)(foxing and toning); and William George Harris (1782-1845) Lieutenant general under Wellington (Battle of Waterloo), Free franked envelope signed, postmarked December 25, 1815, portrait engraving, and typed biography, matted and framed (size of envelope: 3 3/4 in. x 6 1/4 in.)(foxing and toning, faint creases from folding to envelope) .

Measurements: Height: of largest frame 22 1/8 in. x Width: 18 1/2 in.


Overall good condition, not viewed out of frames, see description for details.

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