CHURCHILL (WINSTON) Collection of letters and a signed poster-portrait relating to his Woodford constituency
Lot 199
CHURCHILL (WINSTON) Collection of letters and a signed poster-portrait relating to his Woodford constituency
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Lot Details
CHURCHILL (WINSTON)
Collection of letters and a signed poster-portrait relating to his Woodford constituency, comprising two typed letters signed ("Winston S. Churchill"), to Cedric G. Barratt, thanking him for his constituency work and agreeing to serve as President of the local Young Conservatives (1955 and 1960); a processed photograph of Churchill as parliamentary candidate for Woodford on a poster for the General Election of 1959, signed below the image ("Winston S Churchill"), 380 x 230 mm.; plus letters by Clementine, John Harvey (Churchill's constituency chairman and MP for neighbouring Walthamstow) and Graeme Finlay (MP for Epping), two telegrams from the Churchills, retained copies of replies, commemoration postage stamps, envelopes, etc.

Footnotes

  • Such was Churchill's fame by 1959 that he is not even named on this striking election poster, signed for the vendor during his time in the Young Conservative Club in Woodford. See illustration overleaf.

Saleroom notices

  • This lot is illustrated on page 119 of the printed catalogue. The image is incorrectly labelled as 202.
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