Item 4 - Autograph book.

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IE OH OHS77/9/5/4


Autograph book.


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1 volume

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An autograph book which belonged to someone in the Lamb family. Contains excerpts of poetry, drawings, and signatures from friends and celebrities including:
Queen Victoria (1819-1901);
Princess Alexandra of Wales (1844-1925);
Actress Alice Ellen Terry (1847-1928);
Ada Elle Bayly “Edna Lyall” (1857-1903);
William Gladstone (1809-1898);
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930);
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882);
Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892);
Arthur Sullivan (1842-1900);
Charles Dickens (1812-1870);
John Ruskin (1819-1900);
Israel Zangwill (1864-1926);
Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936);
Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881).

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This item is to be retained permanently.


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Dates of creation revision deletion

Jennifer Lee, August 2018.




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