Autograph Letter Signed ‘Birket Foster’, to his cousin, thanking him for the “capital likeness”, which he is pleased to be able to add to his collection. A good one page example, 7 x 4 inches, traces of former mounting on verso. Witley, 16 June 1863. Myles Birket Foster (1825-1899), artist and illustrator. Birket Foster was the most celebrated Victorian watercolour painter of rustic scenes. He painted in a stippled technique with great technical skill.