BOYD, Alexander Stuart. 16859

£30

Description

Autograph Letter Signed, to Frederick Dolman, sending pages “containing my first published drawing” for The Bee, dated 1874, and “I am disposed to look on it leniently myself now that I see it again”. A good one page example, 7 x 4½ inches. The Hut, 17 Boundary Road, St. John’s Wood, 21 April 1905. Alexander Stuart Boyd (1854-1930), Punch illustrator. He and his wife, Mary Stuart Boyd, visited New Zealand in 1899 and he illustrated his wife’s book Our Stolen Summer: the Record of a Roundabout Tour, 1900 with 170 pen and ink sketches. They returned to New Zealand about 1920 and settled in Takapuna, Auckland.