David Croal Thomson papers 1879-1931

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David Croal Thomson papers, 1879-1931

David Croal Thomson papers 1879-1931

English art dealer and writer, Thomson (1855-1930) worked at or managed several major galleries in London and edited the . The papers primarily contain professional and personal correspondence. Letters to and from leading artists and social figures trace artistic trends and tastes as well as Thomson’s growing stature in London society. Personal correspondence consists largely of letters between members of Thomson’s family. The collection includes a small number of clippings, itineraries, and ephemera. Art Journal

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