And embossed logo/insignia of Cookes' with embossed elephant above this, hand-signed William Crookes with Crookes note G. Kunz" in lower left corner with "My dear Sir salutation, 4 pages with horizontal midfold as mailed with envelope addressed by hand by Crookes to Dr. Kunz, 40 East 45th Street, New York City, U. (wikipedia), seeing this early/1889 Crookes insignia in the letterhead of his note paper for his note to George Kunz, it appears Crookes with his engaging personality and elevated stature in the field of science (though not in 1889 so high as it would become) modified the insignia/coat of arms he had adopted for himself to make it more elaborate and in keeping with the traditions of design of one made a knight and thus officially granted a coat of arms; CROOKES AND KUNZ ASSOCIATION was baed on their shared interests in science, natural science, and spiritualism; this item/Crookes' note brings together two of the leading public figures of their era prominent for their contributions to science, activism in various fields, and wide circle of friends and colleagues /// NOTE: there is an anomaly in this item as Crookes' note with the London address in the letterhead is dated July 19, 1889 (as noted above) and the envelope has a British stamp with a British postmark and a Kensington Park return address on the back flap for closing the envelope, while on the back of the envelope there is a circular US postmark New York, N. "American" in address indicated it was sent outside the U.
/// CONDITION: well-preserved, envelope torn at top edge. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Autographs\Science, Inventor". The seller is "henryberry2" and is located in this country: US.
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