Henry Irving telegram and postcard

Scope and Content

This folder contains the following:

  • Telegram from Irving, dated February 1895.
  • Portrait postcard of Irving, signed, although an inscription on the back explains the authenticity of the signature: This signature was "forged" in fun by Miss Ellen Terry in my presence at my uncle Alfred Austin's house (Swynford (sic) Old Manor Ashford Kent) in August 1890. A.Austin was the late Poet Laureate. undated.