Autograph Letter Signed ‘J.C.Horsley’, to R.Coles, announcing the completion of the little picture of Lady Jane grey & Roger Ascham, discussing payment and collection. 3 pp. 7 x 4 inches, fine. Together with a photo portrait of Horsley. “at I.K.Brunel’s Esq.” Watcombe, nr Torquay, 8 December 1856. John Callcott Horsley (1817-1903), painter, treasurer of the Academy 1882-1897. He was a painter of genre and historical scenes, illustrator, and the designer of the first Christmas card.