Typed Letter Signed to unnamed male correspondent.

Albert Bruce-Joy
Publication details: 
26 November 1894; on embossed letterhead 'The Studio Beaumont Road, | West Kensington. S.W.'
SKU: 4471

Anglo-Irish sculptor (1842-1924). One page, quarto. Good, on slightly discoloured paper. The embossment has been gone over in light blue pencil to bring it up. A couple of manuscript marks by Bruce-Joy for emphasis. Begins Offers to show his correspondent the 'colossal Statue of Mr. Oliver Heywood, which I have lately completed in the marble' (leaving for Manchester 'in a few days'), as well as 'the finished marble Statue of Mr. Whitley, M.P., for St. George's Hall, Liverpool' ('also to be unveiled soon'), a memorial (for Westminster Abbey) and bust (for St John's College, Cambridge) of Professor Adams, and a memorial for Sir Robert Montgomery (for St Paul's Cathedral). These and 'other works on view' have 'been much delayed in consequence of the very severe accident which happened to me just after my return from America at the end of last year'. Gives details of when the studio will be open to the press ('after 3.30 o'clock it is now sometimes too dark to see such work to advantage'). Signed 'A. Bruce-Joy'.