BERNHARDT Sarah - Autograph Letter Signed requesting seats for her cousin
Sarah BERNHARDT (1844-1923)
Autograph Letter Signed ("Sarah Bernhardt") to "Cher Monsieur", asking him to give her young cousin the seats which he had promised her.
1 page 12mo in French with integral blank leaf, n.p., n.d.
Trans: "Would you be so kind as to give to my young cousin the three places which you had promised me.
Thank you and a thousand kind thoughts."
A pencil annotation by a previous collector suggests that the letter may date from c. 1880. If this is indeed the case, it would have been written at the height of her success, when she first performed some of her greatest roles including La Dame aux Camélias and Fédora.
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