Autograph Letter Signed, to Mrs. Bicknell [possibly Emily Bicknell, painter of animals, exhibitor at the Royal Academy, 1855-76], hoping she “will join my table” at the Annual Dinner of the Artists’ Benevolent Fund, and asking for a charitable contribution. 2 pp. 5½ x 3½ inches, in good condition. Annotated: Ansd: 12th: enclosing 5 gs [guineas]. 2 Holland Park Road. Annotated by the recipient: March 12 1868. Lord Leighton (1830-96), painter.