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Henrietta Eliza Vaughan Stannard (John Strange Winter) Signature Clip

Henrietta Eliza Vaughan Stannard (John Strange Winter) Signature Clip

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Henrietta Eliza Vaughan Stannard (John Strange Winter) Signature Clip

Wiki states: "She was born on 13 January 1856 in Trinity Lane, York, was only daughter of Henry Vaughan Palmer, rector of St. Margaret's, York, by his wife Emily Catherine Cowling. Her father had been an officer in the Royal Artillery before taking orders, and came of several generations of soldiers. Her great-great-great-grandmother was Hannah Pritchard. Henrietta was educated at Bootham House School, York.
In 1874, she began her career as a novelist by writing under the pseudonym of 'Violet Whyte' for the Family Herald. Her connection with that journal lasted for ten years, and she contributed to it 42 short stories issued as supplements, besides many long serials. In 1881, appeared Cavalry Life, a collection of regimental sketches, and in 1883 Regimental Legends. Both bore the name of 'John Strange Winter,' a character in one of the tales in the former volume. The publisher refused to bring out the books under a feminine pseudonym. The public assumed the author to be a cavalry officer. She retained the name for literary and business purposes through life."

This item was found in a very large collection of genuine autographs, letters and other ephemera purchased at an auction in Cardiff.

Condition:Clipped, fixed to backing paper, light marks


(Henrietta Eliza Vaughan Stannard Autograph Signature)
(John Strange Winter Autograph Signature)