ELLIS, Sarah Stickney. 636

£60

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Autograph Letter Signed, to Mrs.Bosanquet, about her drawing and the return of some paintings, her visit to schools in Scotland, particularly Stow’s Training School at Glasgow, ‘the most delightful exemplification of what popular education ought to be’, and lamenting the effect of the cold weather on the poor. 4 pp. 7 x 4.5 inches, tipped on to part album leaf. In good condition. Undated. Sarah Stickney Ellis (d.1872), wife of William Ellis, the missionary, was the founder of Rawdon House, a school for ladies, and a pioneer of female education.