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Signature: See InscriptionsInscription: Pen and black ink upper center (within sketch): "Fate Calls and I Must Obey / Fate Calls and I Must Obey"; right center (within sketch): "expect me at 10 on Monday"; bottom center: "Dear Sir/ I cannot resist the pleasure of your society and that of / your amiable and talented brother. I come tis not the Lucre tis not the Lucre / fate I obey thy summons -- hence away. / Your most faithful adjutant / A.W. Pugin"; lower left: "To the celebrated Delineator of Kenilworth"
Donor: Randolph Gunter (American, died 1962)
Paul Atterbury, Clive Wainwright Pugin: A Gothic Passion. New Haven, 1994, illustrated p. 26; Pugin and the theater discussed by Lionael Lambourne, pp. 34-41.Margaret Belcher The Collected Letters of A.N.W. Pugin, 1830-42. Oxford, 2002, p. 11.
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