Lot 250: 19th Century Notables

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-11-30 14:51:06

Lot 250: Menu from New York's Delmonico restaurant, 2.5 x 4, dated April 14, 1884, signed on the reverse in pencil by 19 actors, authors, and notables. Signers include, "F. D. Millet," "Bram Stoker," "Henry Irving," "Edwin Booth," "Parke Godwin," "Eastman Johnson," "Charles E. Carryl," "William Winter," "John McCullough," "Jervis McEntire," "Joseph Hatton," "R. H. Stoddard," "Harry J. Loveday," "Chas. P. Daly," "Junius Henri Browne," and four others. Also inscribed at the top by Carryl, "With our united love to Miss Edwina Booth." In fine condition, with scattered light soiling to both sides, and a small pencil notation to menu side. An amazing one-of-a-kind assemblage. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 466 Wednesday, 9th December 2015 Estimate: $200-400
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