Letter, 1881 Oct. 25, Onslow Square, to [Sir George] Scharf.
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English man of letters. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Brighton, to Mr. Hogarth, 1857 Nov. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871426 British parliamentarian and man of letters. From the description of Letters of Lord and Lady Martin, 1885-1904, to George A.P.H. Duncan. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 14445032 English biographer. From the description of Autograph letters signed (9) : to Prof. Knight, 1880-1904. (U...
Robert Burns, Scottish poet. From the guide to the Robert Burns manuscript material : 3 items, 1783-1794, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Thomas Campbell owned the small estate of Pencloe in Glen Afton, about 2 mi. from New Cumnock Kirk. Cf. Lindsey, Burns Encyclopedia, 1980. From the description of Letter : New Cumnock to Monsr. Thomas Campbell, Pencloe, 1786 Aug. 19. (University of South Carolina). WorldC...
The English draftsman, illustrator and art historian George Scharf was the son of the homonymous German-born artist settled in London in 1816. In 1840 and 1843 he travelled as official artist with a government expedition to Asia Minor. In 1857 Scharf became art secretary for the Manchester Art Treasures exhibition, and was appointed secretary to the newly founded National Portrait Gallery, becoming its director in 1882. He researched, published and lectured on British portraiture. Fr...