Autograph Letter Signed ‘Eliz: Rigby’, to Lady Drysdale, about acquaintances, health, opportunities for meeting, local events (”Linlithgow was a very successful day …”). 4 pp. 4 x 3 inches, in good condition. Undated. Lady Elizabeth Eastlake (1809 – 1893), born Elizabeth Rigby, was an author, art critic and art historian, and was the first woman to write regularly for the Quarterly Review. She is known not only for her writing, but also for her significant role in the London art world while her husband, Sir Charles Eastlake, was director of the National Gallery.