London, South Kensington
2 September 1999
Joseph Arthur Palliser Severn (1842-1931)
An ominous evening
signed 'Arthur Severn' (lower left), inscribed as title, further signed, inscribed and dated 'from yacht 'Astrope' off west coast of scotland, on way to Balihuihish (sic) after leaving Oban by Arthur Severn R.I. to Arnold Churchill with best wishes'
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