Autograph Letter Signed, to E.W.Cooke, the marine painter, thanking him for his hospitality, suggesting that “the oil sketches & drawings etc which you are kind enough to lend me” could be left at the Athenaum any day before the opening of the exhibition. 3 pp. 7 x 4 inches, fine. Carlton Chambers, 24 May 1876. Richard Phené Spiers (1838 -1916), architect and author.