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
A discussion with a teacher of English one day - before the lockdown - made me reflect on the way people have finished their letters through the ages.He said that, while explaining the niceties of when one should use "Yours faithfully" as opposed to "Yours sincerely", his students were surprised. Their reaction was simply "but don't you just always use "Kind regards"?"When I was at school, I was taught that when addressing "Dear Sir" or "Dear Madam" one should use...