Autograph Letter Signed, to Henry Bicknell, thanking him for “your kind thoughts of poor Cooke in these hard times”, trying to sell his picture ‘Cannes’, complaining about his treatment by the Royal Academy, etc. 4 pp. 7 x 4½ inches, fine. Barnes, Wednesday evening [1848 in another hand]. An early letter by Edward William Cooke (1811-1880), marine painter.