GOODALL, Edward Angelo. 16319



Autograph Letter Signed, to Bicknell, about payment for art classes, having discussed this with Ionides, the supply of drawing materials, etc., and withdrawing from their arrangement. 3 pp. 7 x 4½ inches, in good condition, tipped on to part album leaf. 24 St. George’s Square, Regents Park, undated. Edward Angelo Goodall (1819 – 1908), English landscape and orientalist painter. From 1841 Goodall was in British Guiana, to sketch the people, landscape, plants and animal life. The botanical watercolours that Goodall had made were exhibited in Berlin, and the sketches of the indigenous tribes, in London and Paris. In December 1854 Goodall was appointed war artist in the Crimea for the Illustrated London News. He witnessed the battles at the Alma and Balaclava, and the Siege of Sebastopol. A sketchbook from Goodall’s time in the Crimea is at the British Library.