Palmer, Samuel, 1805-1881

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British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001092.0x00035b

English artist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Tintern Abbey, Monmouthshire, to George Richmond, 1835 Aug. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872080

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Furze Hill House, to Harry Inglis Richmond, 1866 Sept. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609928

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Furze Hill, to William Fothergill Robinson, 1874 Dec. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609929

From the description of Autograph letters signed (95) : [various places], to George Richmond, 1836 Jun. 5-1881 Apr. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611579

From the description of Autograph letter2 signed (26) : 1A Victoria Road [Kensington], to Mrs. Julia (Tatham) Richmond, 1848 Sept-1878 Jul. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611491

From the description of Autograph letters signed (9) : Shoreham and North Brixton, to George Richmond, 1827 May 10-1834 Oct. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611578

From the description of Autograph letters (2) signed : "Filigree Folly" [Furze Hill House], to John Richmond, 1868 May-1869 Jan. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611498

From the description of Autograph letters (13) signed : 6 Douro Place [Kensington], to Julia Richmond (later Robinson), 1857 Feb.-1881 Feb. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611493

British painter.

From the description of Letters, 1869-1877. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 79886336

Born, Newington, London, 1805; educated at home and Merchant Taylors' School; took art lessons and exhibited at the Royal Academy and British Institution, 1819; met John Linnell, his future father-in-law, who gave him advice and instruction in art; became a close acquaintance of William Blake, 1824; moved to Shoreham, Kent, [1826-1833], painted in oil and made water-colour sketches; sketching tour in North Wales, 1832; exhibited at the Royal Academy and British Museum, 1832-1834; married Hannah, the eldest daughter of John Linnell, 1837; lived in Italy, 1837-1839; associate of the Society of Painters in Water-colours, 1843; exhibited many Italian drawings, later mostly English pastorals, illustrations of the `Pilgrim's Progress' and Spenser, drawing from Milton, 1855; gave drawing lessons, and continued sketching tours, visiting North Wales, 1843, Margate, 1845, Cornwall, 1857, Devon, 1858, 1860; produced illustrations for Dickens's `Pictures from Italy', 1846; began etching, [1850]; member of the Etching Society in 1853; member of the Water-colour Society, 1854; produced illustrations to Adams's `Sacred Allegories', 1856; moved from London to Reigate, 1861, Redhill, 1862-1881; illustrated `L'Allegro' and `Il Penseroso,' two poems of Milton; continued to exhibit at the Water-colour Society and produce etchings until his death; translated and illustrated Virgil's Eclogues, completed by his son, Alfred Herbert Palmer; died, 1881. Publications: Shorter Poems of John Milton , with illustrations by Samuel Palmer and preface by A H Palmer; An English Version of the Eclogues of Virgil By Samuel Palmer, with illustrations by the author. Edited by A H Palmer (Seeley & Co, London, 1883).

Alfred Herbert Palmer (fl 1860-1926) was the painter's son. He published his biography of his father The Life and Letters of Samuel Palmer in 1892. He destroyed many of his father's original papers, and emigrated to Canada.

Martin Hardie (1875-1952) was Keeper of the Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design at the Victoria and Albert Museum. He was also an etcher, water-colourist and writer, publishing works on Frederick Goulding and Samuel Palmer in 1928.

Geoffrey Grigson (1905-1985) was an author. His papers in this collection probably comprise working papers for his book Samuel Palmer: The Visionary Years , published in 1947.

From the guide to the Collection of papers of and relating to Samuel Palmer, painter, 1829-1944, (Queen Mary, University of London)

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creatorOf Richmond, George, 1809-1896. Autograph letter signed : [London], to Samuel Palmer, endorsed [1828 Feb. 22]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Collection of papers of and relating to Samuel Palmer, painter, 1829-1944 Queen Mary, University of London
creatorOf Palmer, Samuel, 1805-1881. Autograph letters (13) signed : 6 Douro Place [Kensington], to Julia Richmond (later Robinson), 1857 Feb.-1881 Feb. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Williams, Jonathan. [Postcard] 1965 Dec. 21, London [to] R. Waterfield, Betteshanger School, near Deal, Kent / Jonathan Williams. Michigan State University Libraries, Main Library
creatorOf Palmer, Samuel, 1805-1881. Autograph letter signed : Tintern Abbey, Monmouthshire, to George Richmond, 1835 Aug. 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882. Autograph letter signed : London, to Edmund Bates, 1879 July 8. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn STUART COLLECTION. Vol. XIV (ff. 137). Collection of arms, etc., made by Richard Wallis; late 17th cent. Autograph. The arms, which include records of grants, funeral achievements, etc., are painted and in trick, the latest dated example being 1699 (... British Library
referencedIn Phi Beta Kappa library books, ., 1740-1854 Harvard University Archives.
creatorOf Palmer, Samuel, 1805-1881. Autograph letter2 signed (26) : 1A Victoria Road [Kensington], to Mrs. Julia (Tatham) Richmond, 1848 Sept-1878 Jul. 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Moore, T. Sturge (Thomas Sturge), 1870-1944. Letter, 1939. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Valpy, Leonard Rowe. Autograph letter signed : Shanklin, to Dante Gabriel Rossetti, [1879] July 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Palmer, Samuel, 1805-1881. Autograph letters signed (95) : [various places], to George Richmond, 1836 Jun. 5-1881 Apr. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Palmer, Samuel, 1805-1881. Letters, 1869-1877. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882. Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Alexander Gilchrist, 1861 Sept. 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882. Collection of autograph letters signed : primarily London, to various recipients, 1861-1882. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Palmer, Samuel, 1805-1881. Autograph letter signed : Furze Hill House, to Harry Inglis Richmond, 1866 Sept. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Palmer, Samuel, 1805-1881 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Palmer, Samuel, 1805-1881. Autograph letters signed (9) : Shoreham and North Brixton, to George Richmond, 1827 May 10-1834 Oct. 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Palmer, Samuel, 1805-1881. Autograph letter signed Sam Palmer to: "My dear Sir" Wellesley College
referencedIn Richmond, George, 1809-1896. Autograph journal signed : [London], 1844 Jan. 1-1848 Jan. 31. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Palmer, Samuel, 1805-1881. Samuel Palmer : artist file : study photographs and reproductions of works of art with accompanying documentation 1930?-1990 [graphic] [compiled by staff of The Museum of Modern Art, New York]. Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection
creatorOf Palmer, Samuel, 1805-1881. Letter, 1880, February 18, Furze Hill House, Mead Vale, Red Hill, England, to Sir John Gilbert. Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
referencedIn Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882. Autograph letter signed : London, to Edmund Bates, 1879 July 13. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Palmer, Alfred Herbert, 1853-. Autograph letters (3) signed : Furze Hill, to George Richmond, 1868 Dec.-1887 Oct. 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Palmer, Samuel, 1805-1881. Autograph letters (2) signed : "Filigree Folly" [Furze Hill House], to John Richmond, 1868 May-1869 Jan. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Palmer, Samuel, 1805-1881. Autograph letter signed : Furze Hill, to William Fothergill Robinson, 1874 Dec. 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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associatedWith Baker, Walter C., person
associatedWith Burgess, W. Randolph, Mrs, person
associatedWith Gilbert, John, 1810-1889, person
associatedWith Grigson, Geoffrey Edward Harvey, 1905-1985 person
associatedWith Hardie, Martin, 1875-1952 person
associatedWith Houghton, James R., person
associatedWith Houghton, James R., Mrs, person
associatedWith Lambert, Samuel W., Jr, person
associatedWith Linnell, Isabelle, fl 1940 person
associatedWith Linnell, John, 1792-1882. person
associatedWith Lorrain, Claude, 1600-1682. person
associatedWith Moore, T. Sturge (Thomas Sturge), 1870-1944. person
associatedWith Morgan, Charles F., person
associatedWith Morgan, Charles F., Mrs, person
associatedWith Mulready, William, 1786-1863. person
associatedWith Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Palmer, Alfred Herbert, 1853- person
associatedWith Phi Beta Kappa. Massachusetts Alpha (Harvard University). corporateBody
associatedWith Richmond, George, person
associatedWith Richmond, George, 1809-1896, person
associatedWith Richmond, Harry Inglis, 1849-1920, person
associatedWith Richmond, John, fl. ca. 1850-1880, person
associatedWith Richmond, Julia (Tatham), d. 1881, person
associatedWith Robinson, Julis (Richmond), 1839-1906, person
associatedWith Robinson, William Fothergill, 1831-1895, person
associatedWith Rosenberg, Alexandre P., person
associatedWith Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882. person
associatedWith Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851. person
associatedWith Valpy, Leonard Rowe. person
associatedWith Wildenstein, Daniel Leopold, person
associatedWith Williams, Jonathan. person
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London, England
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Painting, British--19th century
Art, British
Illustration
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Art criticism--History--19th century
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Birth 1805-01-27

Death 1881-05-24

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