[Sir John Herschel, astronomer, inventor and polymath.] Autograph Signature ('J. F. W. Herschel') with date.

Sir John Herschel [Sir John Frederick William Herschel] (1792-1871), astronomer, inventor and polymath.
Publication details: 
11 June 1852. No place.

Bold Signature on the verso of the calling card of the Revd Sir Thomas Cullum (name printed on recto), c.7.5 x 3.5cm, residue of having been tipped in album on one edge, good condition, lightly aged. A good large firm signature, with the date beneath, the attractive arrangement written in response to a request for an autograph. Sir Thomas Cullum has written on the recto (around his printed name) Sir J. Herchell [sic] gave me his signature on the other side when he showed me over the Mint with [ ...?] | Mauriggy Hotel | 1 Regent St.

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