ANNE WHITNEY - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED - HFSID 190012
ANNE WHITNEY Handwritten letter by the American sculptor to Mr. Bartlett Autograph Letter signed: "Anne Whitney", 1 page, 4½x7 (folded). Written to "Mr. Bartlett". Dated December 14. No year.
Sale Price $414.00
ANNE WHITNEY Handwritten letter by the American sculptor to Mr. Bartlett Autograph Letter signed: "Anne Whitney", 1 page, 4½x7 (folded). Written to "Mr. Bartlett". Dated December 14. No year. In Part: "I should think this case must come under some class of cases protection by a lord. But it may be not. Perhaps one is obliged to take out a patent for production as in ordinary inventions. I should talk with the first lawyer I came across…" In this letter, the artist and social reformer discusses rights regarding pieces of art. American sculptor Anne Whitney (1821-1915) was born in Watertown, Massachusetts. Her most famous works include the Samuel Adams statue in the National Statuary Hall of Collection in Washington, D.C. and the "Leif the Discover" statue in Boston, Massachusetts. She was also a prominent social reformer who was active in the women's suffrage movement. Normal mailing fold. Lightly toned and worn. Otherwise, fine condition.
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