Shaw, George Bernard
Printed postcard with autograph lines and handdrawn sketch, one page - addressed (by Shaw) and stamped verso, 5,5 x 3,5 inch, (London), (27.10.1900), to Henry Thomas Muggeridge (1864-1942, British politician and father of Malcolm Muggeridge), in the printed portion of the postcard Shaw reminds voters in the forthcoming Borough Council of St Pancras election that `the return of a Fabian is very far from being a foregone conclusion` - at the head of the text his crudely-drawn Union Jack on a flagpole, and "VOTE FOR THE IMPERIALIST CANDIDATE" in bold capitals, and below the printed text Shaw adds an autograph appeal, written in dark ink, attractively mounted (removable) for fine display with a photograph, shows George Bernard Shaw in a half length portrait (altogether 8,25 x 11,75 inch), with browning and a few mild signs of wear to the edges - in fine condition. Autograph lines: "VOTE FOR THE IMPERIALIST CANDIDATE [printed text] Pass this on if you meet any idle person who admires me and is spoiling for an election job. Don`t bother beyond that; we are tolerably safe; and anyhow it doesn`t matter much. My list includes 2 Conservatives, 2 eminent Nonconformist divines, and a Lib U"
|Profession||Irish playwright - he is the only person to have been awarded both a Nobel Prize in Literature (1925) and an Oscar (1938)|
|Year of birth||1856|
|year of death||1950|
|Size in inch (1 inch = 2.5 cm)||5,5 x 3,5 (altogether 8,25 x 11,75 inch)|
|Type of Autograph||letters|