Auction Date: 2/09/2014 at 01pm
Autograph - Entertainment – theatre – Dame Ellen Terry charming series of five autograph letters signed either under her stage name or her married name of E A Wardell, to a Mrs Thorpe who, from the context of the letters was probably one of her servants. The letters a written in a friendly tone discussing Mrs Thorpe and her children, her health etc. One of the letters mentions a quilt which Mrs Thorpe’s children had made for her, and the lot includes a quilt which could be the one referred to in the letter. Also included is an Edwardian style silk dress which may have been worn by Ellen Terry and a Roman style over garment.