Autograph Letter Signed ‘Luke Fildes’, declining to be a Patron of the Blackpool Sketching Club because he will be unable to take an active interest in its affairs. 2 pp. 7 x 4 inches, fine. 11 Melbury Road, 16 November 1888. Sir Samuel Luke Fildes (1844-1927), painter, known for his woodcut designs for magazines. He illustrated Charles Dickens’ Edwin Drood (1870).