Ref NoEHS/A/24
TitleOther ephemera
Date1 January 1853-1974
Extent17 papers, 2 envelopes, 1 booklet
DescriptionItems of ephemera with no clear provenance: a ticket for a night's board and lodging from the Watts's Charity [founded by Richard Watts, MP for Rochester, at his death in 1579, it provided food and lodging in a building in Rochester, Kent, for 1 night to six poor travellers, as noted in a Dickens short story]; a [signed?] lithograph of Robert Browning as a young man; a [barely legible] telegram from [forename not given] Clinton to Howard Shepard regarding Queen Victoria's death; newsclippings discussing John Singer Sargent's altercation with a farmer [with an envelope labelled in Shepard's handwriting], an obituary of Charles Keene from THE DAILY GRAPHIC of 7 January 1891, a clipping from the [Bristol] EVENING TIMES AND ECHO of 27 January 1931 discussing a work by George Swaish [a close friend of Shepard's], and the WESTMINSTER ECHO of February/March 1971, with a substantial obituary of E.V. Knox; a Wills's cigarette card depicting a mahogany chair; an envelope addressed to Graham Shepard with a shopping list in pencil on the back; a clipping from a newspaper showing newborn bears in the Washington DC zoo with their mother; a clipping from the [SURREY ADVERTISER] discussing the pre-NHS Royal Surrey County Hospital; and a full-page cartoon of Shepard's from the PUNCH of 18 June 1941, entitled "An Unfortunate Attitude"; a blank certificate attesting to an ascent of Mount Zion, Jerusalem; a blank copy of the invitation to Norah Carroll and Ernest Shepard's wedding; an invitation to the private view of Oliver Messel's first exhibition on 1 December 1938, annotated "Do come to this Oliver" in the top right corner in ink; receipts for COUNTRY COUSINS AND EMERGENCY MOTHERS [a book?] and a donation to Fight for Sight, both in the name of Mrs. E.H. Shepard..
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