TURING (ALAN) Autograph postcard signed ("Alan Turing"), to the Greenbaum family ("Frau Dr F.M. Greenbaum (und Kinder)"), sent from his Club Mediterranée holiday on Corfu, postmarked 23 July 1953

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Lot 173
TURING (ALAN)
Autograph postcard signed ("Alan Turing"), to the Greenbaum family ("Frau Dr F.M. Greenbaum (und Kinder)"), sent from his Club Mediterranée holiday on Corfu, postmarked 23 July 1953

Sold for £ 13,750 (US$ 18,912) inc. premium
TURING (ALAN)
Autograph postcard signed ("Alan Turing"), to the Greenbaum family ("Frau Dr F.M. Greenbaum (und Kinder)"), sent from his Club Mediterranée holiday on Corfu: "I hope you are all enjoying your selves as well as I am here at Corfu. It is tremendously hot and one wears bathing things all day", the card addressed to their hotel in Lugarno and redirected to Manchester, 1 page, stamped and postmarked, 8vo, Corfu, postmarked 23 July 1953

Footnotes

  • The card reproduces not a beach scene but rather a Fouquet miniature in the Bibliotheque Nationale of David learning of Saul's death, taken from Josephus' Antiquities of the Jews.
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TURING (ALAN) Autograph postcard signed ("Alan Turing"), to the Greenbaum family ("Frau Dr F.M. Greenbaum (und Kinder)"), sent from his Club Mediterranée holiday on Corfu, postmarked 23 July 1953
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