“MARK TWAIN” CLEMENS – HAND WRITTEN LETTER. SIGNED May 4th, 1897. Actual Letter Size = 6 1/4″ x 3 7/8″ / Framed Size 20 5/8″ x 12 5/16″ x 1 /. Famed American literary icon, Mark Twain has handwritten and signed this letter dated May, 4, 1897, including his birth name S. Clemens in black fountain pen. The letter is accompanied with two period photo cards, produced in 1897 by Twain’s wife, Olivia Clemens, bearing images of Twain in a rocking chair, smoking a cigar, and short quotations from his travelogue, “Following the Equator”. Clemens adopted Twain as his pen name, from a term associated with the measurement of water depth on riverboats like those he spent so much time traveling, piloting and writing about along the Mississippi. His classics like, “The Adventure of Tom Sawyer” and “Huckleberry Finn” are required reading more than 100 years following his death. This item comes along with a Certificate of Authenticity from Gotta Have it Collectibles, Inc. From New York, NY and is Guaranteed to be 100% Genuine / Authentic. The item “Framed SAMUEL L. MARK TWAIN CLEMENS Hand Written Letter SIGNED on May 4th 1897″ is in sale since Sunday, December 2, 2018. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Historical”. The seller is “lv-collectibles” and is located in Las Vegas, Nevada. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Authentication: COA issued by Gotta Have It Collectibles, NY
- Signed by: Samuel L. Clemens
- Autograph Type: Autograph Letter Signed
- Autograph: Authentic Original