Autograph Letter Signed, to Mrs. Baumer, expressing thanks, explaining that “I was in despair as two of my men had forsaken me & I feared my poor crowd was rapidly turning into a hen convention”. 2 pp. 7 x 4½ inches, in good condition. With the original envelope. 12 Kensington Crescent, 14 March 1898. Byam Shaw (1872-1919), artist, a late follower of the Pre-Raphaelites.