Autograph Letter Signed, to the Hon. Sir Spencer Ponsonby Fane, making arrangements for their meeting. A good one page example. Holland Park Road, c.1887. Valentine Cameron Prinsep (1838–1904), artist and writer. He wrote a lively account of his Indian travels, ‘Imperial India: an Artist’s Journals’ (1879). Later Prinsep wrote two novels: Virginie: a Tale of one Hundred Years Ago (1890) and The Story of Abibal the Tsourian (1893).