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  • Letter from Helen Allingham to Edmund Evans, December 23, 1889
    Multi-Page Item | 6 pages | 1889 | William Allingham papers, 1846-1920One letter from Helen Allingham to English wood-engraver and printer Edmund Evans, informing him that Helen had mislaid his letter and was just now able to find it and respond. Helen writes regarding publishers, and mentions the publisher Reeves and Turner, and mentions that William Morris published through them. Helen writes that Reeves suggested selling "Rhymes for the you...