ROBERT (EARL OF LYTTON I) BULWER-LYTTON - AUTOGRAPH FRAGMENT SIGNED - HFSID 73328
Sale Price $198.00
ROBERT BULWER-LYTTON, EARL OF LYTTON I
The British diplomat who successfully served as Viceroy of India signs his name in black ink
Autograph Letter Signed: "80 C. [illegible]/ 12 hosp. Sq. Lytton" in black ink, 3¼x1. Affixed to 3¾x1¼ piece of white paper. Robert Bulwer-Lytton (1831-1891), 1st Earl Lytton,was a British statesman and poetbest known for his tenureas Viceroy of India between 1876-1880, which included events such as the Second Anglo-Afghan War (1878-1880) and the Great Famine of 1876-1878. His son Victor Bulwer-Lytton followed him to India as the Governor of Bengal and for a time, acting Viceroy of India. He furthermore was an accomplished writer and published many poems under the name of Owen Meredith; a few of his popular verses included"Lucile" (1860), "The Wanderer" (1859), "Fables in Song" (1874), and "Glenaveril" (1885). Irregularly cut. Slightly worn and soiled. Stained throughout. Corners creased. Light surface creases. Otherwise, fine condition.
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