Description: The photograph signed and inscribed ("Klara Schumann, London March 1888"),
by Elliott & Fry of Gloucester Terrace, London,
c.16 x 10.5cm,
framed and glazed; the letters and visiting cards signed ("Clara Schumann"), in English and German, enquiring after her health and expressing regret at losing contact with her friends in Kensington,
two letters on visiting cards, 2 autograph envelopes,
Frankfurt & Munich, 21 September 1886 to 4 October 1893; together with a letter by Fanny Davies (1887), cards by Sophy Horsley (about "Alle Mendelssohns und Joachim"), and carte-de-visites of Sophy Horsley and "Lilli" Wach (Mendelssohn's youngest daughter, Elisabeth),
8 items in all
Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate
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