BROOKE RUPERT (1887-1915). Poète anglais.

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BROOKE RUPERT (1887-1915). Poète anglais.
Signed autograph letter, signed « Rupert Brooke », Rugby 16 December 1908, to Sydney COCKERELL, Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge; 1 page in-12 format, with address on the reverse (Post Card) ; in English.
A rare autograph letter signed “Rupert Brooke” on a postcard to Sydney Cockerell, a British architect and collector: « Dear Cockerell, The Victorian Assembly Rooms now at present keeping both Jan 30 and Feb 6 – the two Saturdays open for us. When you hear from the Esperance people (may it be soon) which is that date they prefer, can you send a card to Mrs. Brooks Victoria Assembly Rooms to say which date, & so make it fi xed with them? Rupert Brooke.»
The Esperance was an organization to improve the life of women employed in the London garment industry. Brooke wrote about the First World War, such as The Soldier. He died of an infected mosquito bite while on board a ship, awaiting landing at Gallipoli.
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