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  • Letter from Ellen Terry to Helen Allingham, May 1893
    Multi-Page Item | 8 pages | 1893 | William Allingham papers, 1846-1920One letter and accompanying envelope from English actress Ellen Terry to Helen Allingham, writing she and "Edy," are staying in Godalming for some rest and fresh air. Terry expresses her delight at Helen's attending the May 4th show of "Beckett," with her eldest son. Terry also mentions Blanche Somers Cocks is staying next door to her at the moment. The corresponding envelop...