Bert Wootten (British, 20th Century)Marking(s); notes:
mixed media on paperDimensions (H, W, D):
largest: 3.5"h, 6"wAdditional Information:
Lot is comprised of three hand-decorated envelopes with British postage and Liverpool, England postmarks. The envelopes are part of an extensive artistic collection of correspondence amassed by Alfred Vallee during the height of the World War II pen pal movement. According to Vallee's nephew, the pen pal program was a way for someone to reach out to another person across the world and express their experiences during a time when communication was not instantaneous but world events were momentous. "His one source of travelling and seeing the world - through another's eyes - was through his pen pals, with whom he formed lasting friendships."
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