Lot n° 192
300 - 400 EUR
VORONOFF Alexandre (1881-1944)
Signed autograph telegram addressed to the "Ménagerie Marcel Foire Place du trône". April 16, 1928, 1 sheet in-12 in blue ink on blue paper (tear at an angle).
Doctor Serge Voronoff (1866-1951), of Russian origin, acquired in the 20s and 30s an international reputation. Living in Paris, he had devised a method to promote virility by grafting tissue from monkey testicles onto men's testicles. "You were wrong to come and take the dog head without telling me. As he was warned. Your man was foolish enough to drag the cage and he scratched the floor. Please return the cage to us and take yours. [...]».
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