Letter: 1871 May 29, National Portrait Gallery, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, W., [London] to David Laing / George Scharf. 1871.

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Scharf, George, 1820-1895. Letter: 1871 May 29, National Portrait Gallery, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, W., [London] to David Laing / George Scharf.

Letter: 1871 May 29, National Portrait Gallery, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, W., [London] to David Laing / George Scharf. 1871.

Concerns Sir William Allan's portrait of Scott and plans to establish samples of handwriting of those portrayed at the National Portrait Gallery.

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Scott, Walter, 1771-1832

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Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Abbotsford, Melrose, to the Marchioness of Abercorn, [1818] Mar. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 747107129 From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified to Charles [Sharpe], [1817 or later?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 745119219 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to [William Slade], 1803 June [3]. (Unknown). W...

Allan, William, 1782-1850

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Scottish painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to Mr. Walter, 1846 June 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270875299 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Sir John, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270875298 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to an unidentified recipient, 1844 June 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270875300 ...

National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain)

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Scharf, George, 1820-1895

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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...