"Dracula" Author BRAM STOKER (1847 - 1912) authentic handwritten letter on "Mr. Henry Irving and the Lyceum Theater Company TOUR" letterhead, dated October 10, 1888. NEARLY 40 WORDS ENTIRELY IN STOKER'S HAND - and signed by actor Sir HENRY IRVING.
During his lifetime Stoker was perhaps better known as the personal assistant of IRVING and business manager of the Lyceum Theater in London, which Irving owned. He frequently wrote the letters for renowned Victorian actor Henry Irving which Irving then later signed.
Framed with antique Stoker portrait with REPRODUCTION signature.
FACT: Some literary scholars say that Stoker's tumultuous friendship with the charismatic Irving is said to be the true inspiration for the story's characters of DRACULA and VAN HELSING.
NOTE: All SIGNATURIST-INK displays feature archivally mounted documents. This acid-free museum-grade mounting tape releases safely with simply a drop of water.
A handsome and impressive addition to the den or office of the literary collector, autograph aficionado or Horror fan in your life.
GUARANTEED GENUINE to pass any reputable third-party authentication service.
Sold as is, as shown.
BRAM STOKER Handwritten AUTOGRAPH Note DRACULA Not SIGNED Henry Irving
Handsomely framed, 12"x16" archivally mounted display featuring elegantly detailed CUSTOM-MADE "antique gold" wood frame with inset "blood red" mat, crisp bevel cut openings and descriptive brass plaque, in The Signaturist-Ink Gallery style.
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