Deane , Hamilton : signed 5″ x 7″ sepia 1920s portrait , DRACULA (1305)

$250.00

HAMILTON  DEANE  (1879 – 1958)  signed 5″ x 7″ sepia 1920s portrait in blue fountain pen ink : “Very Sincerely Yours / Hamilton Deane “.

He is famous for bringing Bram Stker’s novel Dracula to the UK-stage in 1924. His play crossed the Atlantic in 1927 and the role of Dracula was taken by Hungarian actor Bela Lugosi. The rest is history.

A very rare item in this 5″x 7” format !!!

Fine condition (slight paper loss on verso)