Handwritten letter signed by Count Francesco of Hartig Austrian governor of Milan, dated Milan, 17 December 1836.
Paper seal with cut due to opening the letter.
Letter written on two sides of a double page of laid and watermarked paper.
Size: 23 x 3.72 cm.
This is an extension or to the convalescence of a director of the Istituto Sordomuti in Milan.
With certificate of authenticity (CoA).
Size: approx 24 x 36 cm.
In good condition. Small restorations at the edge and small defect at the corner of the last page, without affecting the text.
Franz Conte von Hartig - Austrian politician, born June 5, 1789 in Dresden, where his father, Count Francesco di Paola, was then imperial ambassador, who died in Vienna on January 11, 1865. After entering the Austrian administrative career, he was appointed governor of Styria in 1825. As successor to Count Strassoldo in the governorate of Lombardy from 1830 to 1840, he was able to gain many allies, improving communication routes, mitigating the harshness of the police, reorganizing the Academy of Fine Arts in Milan, and striving to pardon political exiles.
- Autograph letter signed (ALS)
- Number of Books
- Author/ Illustrator
- Conte Franz di Hartig
- Book Title
- Lettera con Autografo del Conte Hartig Governatore austriaco di Milano
- Publication year oldest item
- Original language
- Binding/ Material
- Single page
- 36×24 cm