Lot 863: Ducommun, Elie



2015-09-16 14:11:38

Lot 863: Ducommun Elie: (1833-1906) Swiss Journalist And Peace Activist. Founder Of The "League Of Peace And Freedom". Awarded Nobel Peace Prize In 1902. Attractive D.S., Elie Ducommun, One Page, Folio, Geneva, 1St September 1863, To Albert Mathey Doret, In French. The Partially Printed Document Being A Passport Issued By The Swiss Confederation, Canton Of Geneva, In Favour Of Monsieur Albert Mathey Doret, Valid For One Year, And Signed At The Foot By Ducommun In His Capacity As Chancellor Of The State Council. The Document Bears To The Left A Curious Physical Precise Description Of The Entitled, With His Age, Height, Colour Of Hair, Type Of Forehead, Eyebrows, Eyes, Nose, Mouth, Beard, Chin, Face And Skin. An Ink Stamp Of The "Respublica Genevensis" Alongside Ducommun'S Signature. Signed To The Verso By The French Consul To Genoa Alongside An Ink Stamp From The Consulate. Small Creasing And Several Tears To The Folded Edges, None Affecting The Text Or Signature, Otherwise G International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £300-400
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