Welcome to Richmond Autographs, where you will find a variety of letters, documents, manuscripts and signed photographs for enthusiasts in all fields.
Whether you are looking to enrich an existing collection, or have just discovered the excitement of collecting autographs, or even if you would just like one letter, signature or photograph of your most admired figure, I will endeavour to help you. The writers here are famous, infamous, heroic, notorious, great and humble, but everything will have something to arouse your interest and open doors to further research in a particular period or field.
Autograph of the Week
I love the eighteenth century. More specifically, the long eighteenth century, which ended sometime between the battle of Waterloo in 1815 and the death of Shelley in 1822. It was the Age of Enlightenment, the age of revolutions (American and French) and an age full of interesting, intelligent women who wielded a great deal of influence.I say “influence” advisedly, not power, because we are looking at a time when women’s suffrage was hardly dreamt of, much less on the agenda;...