The letter is dated June 20, 1934 and is on his original letterhead with address. It is written and signed in black ink. The letter comes with provenance from a previous Great Britain autograph dealer. The letter is affixed inside the dealer’s folder with J. Sir James Matthew Barrie, (9 May 1860 19 June 1937) was a Scottish novelist and playwright, best remembered today as the creator of Peter Pan. He was born and educated in Scotland but moved to London, where he wrote a number of successful novels and plays. There he met the Llewelyn Davies boys, who inspired him to write about a baby boy who has magical adventures in Kensington Gardens (included in The Little White Bird), then to write Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up, a “fairy play” about an ageless boy and an ordinary girl named Wendy who have adventures in the fantasy setting of Neverland. Although he continued to write successfully, Peter Pan overshadowed his other work, and is credited with popularizing the name Wendy. Before his death, he gave the rights to the Peter Pan works to Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London, which continues to benefit from them. This item comes from a smoke-free home and is in excellent condition. Please see photos for details. View My Other Items For Sale. Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “1934 Sir James Matthew J. M. Barrie Handwritten Signed Letter Peter Pan Creator” is in sale since Saturday, January 5, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Celebrities”. The seller is “hoobiedaju” and is located in Los Angeles, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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- Celebrity: J.M. Barrie
- Original/Reproduction: Original