HOLMÈS Augusta (1847-1903)

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HOLMÈS Augusta (1847-1903)
8 L.A.S. "Augusta Holmes" or "A.". Holmès ", Paris 1885- 1896 ; 10 pages in-8 including a telegram-card.

To the photographer Wilhelm BENQUE. October 22, 1892]: "I cannot come today for my portrait, despite this radiant sun! I have an indispensable work to do, and I am chained to my table "... October 13, 1894 : " To my great surprise, I learned yesterday from a friend of mine, Mr. Reynaldo HAHN, that my portrait was for sale at your place, and that he had bought one. I beg you to stop this at once, for I am very upset "... November 12, 1894, recalling his wish that his " photograph be neither exhibited nor sold "... March 25, 1895, asking for photographs of his artists " in their costumes of The Black Mountain ", in different poses, as well as a number of his profile photographs: "Those with muslin ties"... 29 March 1895, thanking, wishing smaller portraits "to send to my family in Ireland"; sending seats for a charity concert: "Only the Finale of the Ode (appearance of the Republic.) Mme Héglon is superb "...

June 28, 1885, about Mme Seagram's will... August 5, 1896, to an editor of Le Gaulois to insert a note... Thursday, to her dear Bazin: she thought that the projected part was for Friday in eight, and she is hired for the evening. "Forgive my folly," as it says in Lalla-Roukh..."
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