Fred Terry's gold matchbox
Gold. Contains a pen & ink inscription on paper
"F.T. XMAS 1908" (engraved on lid);"FRED TERRY'S gold matchbox, given by him to Huntley Wright, by the latter to Lieut Col J H Leslie R A who gave it to me. RN Green Armytage. Oct 1940" (pen & ink note on paper loosely inserted inside
Presumably given as a Christmas present to Fred Terry in 1908; presented by him to Huntley Wright, who presented it to Liet Col J H Leslie RA. He then gave it to R N Green Armitage; possibly bequeathed to Louis Reganes [?]. At some point it passed to Mrs Julie Nightaingale, by whom presented to the Garrick Club, 2006
Gift 1059 [a substantial collection of material chiefly relating to Fred Terry and his circle]
A letter accompanying the gift from Green-Armytage to Louisa Reganes [?] recounts the provenance in more detail.