Guglielmo Marconi (1874–1937) - important autographed letters and photograph:
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Guglielmo Marconi (1874–1937) - An autographed photograph and correspondence: (4)
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Guglielmo Marconi (1874–1937) - An autographed photograph and correspondence:
the signed photograph dated 1913, inscribed in black ink 'To Monica, Yours Sincerely, G Marconi, 1913', bearing Dover Street Studios Stamp, framed, 8x6in.; together with a 'St. Mary's Cathedral, Limerick' postcard, inscribed to front in Marconi's hand 'Rememberances from GM', and further inscribed with Monica Brogden's address to reverse, postmarked 30th September 1913; and two letters addressed to Monica Brodgen - the first on personalised 'Clifden, Connemara, Co. Galaway, Ireland', headed notepaper with the 'Marconi Transatlantic Station' header, dated '30th August' detailing forthcoming experiments '...have been trying all kinds of new things with the wireless, and next week am going a trip [sic] on a warship to test a new instrument which should be able to send messages a longer way than can be done at present...', in black ink, in original envelope also addressed in his hand; the second letter on 'Marconi House, Strand' headed paper, postmarked Jan 13th 1914, written in pencil offering thanks for the gift of a stationery set including pencil, envelope inscribed in black ink, postmarked Winchester (4)
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