Postcard, compliment slips and other items related to G. B. Shaw,
|Main Creator:||Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950|
1) Postcard with a portrait photograph of Shaw, sent by him to a Miss Hutton in Dublin on 26th June 1925. He mentions having lunch with her, and adds that 'St Joan certainly is an enthralling play; but it's her doing, not mine'. On the picture side of the card, beneath the portrait is written by hand '117 Ebury S. SW1 by Dorothy Hickling ... copyright'. The card is addressed to Miss Hutton at 23 Eglinton Road, Donnybrook, Dublin.
2) Two compliment slips, one of Shaw's and the other of his wife's; his dated 29th Oct. 1917; hers undated. Brief messages, recipients unknown.
3) Envelope containing a photograph of two ladies by a lake; the envelope in Shaw's hand is addressed to 'Miss Maxwell Hutton, 118 Summerhill, Dublin', and is postmarked 1917.
4) Newscutting from the New York Tribune, 17th Aug. 1872, about the death of the opera singer, Henri Drayton.
Miss Hutton is possibly a daughter of Thomas Maxwell Hutton (1821–96), who ran a coach building business at Summerhill, Dublin.
Physical description: 6 items.
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|MS 49,842/1-6||Manuscripts Reading Room||Books|
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