[Edward Gordon-Craig, actor, director and set designer.] Autograph Letter Signed and Autograph Note Signed (both 'Gordon Craig') to 'Miss Heathcote', regarding a photograph of his mother Ellen Terry in the role of 'Nance Oldfield'.

Edward Gordon-Craig (1872-1966), actor, director and set designer, son of the actress Ellen Terry (1847-1928)
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Both on letterheads of 22 Barkston Gardens, Earl's Court, S.W. [London]. One dated 10 September 1891; the other undated [1891].
SKU: 14081

Both items in good condition, on aged paper. ONE: Letter of 10 September 1891. 2pp., 12mo. Bifolium. He begins by thanking her for a photo of Henry Irving, before turning to his mother, Ellen Terry. 'Mother &

taken at Window &

yesterday, as Nance Oldfield etc etc & so you shall have one as soon as they are out which will be in a fortnight I expect. You see they have to print hundreds before they can send out one'. He ends in the hope that 'Richard will be a great success. Its a pretty big play to attempt, and all the more praise is due if its at all successful.' TWO: Undated note. 1p., 12mo. 'Dear Miss Heathcote | Here at last is the photograph I promised you. I hope its as you wish. Very poor weather here - Are you on [sic] town or not I cannot tell | Yours very sincerely | Gordon Craig.'