Letters received, 1844-1884.


Letters received, 1844-1884.

Collection consists of letters received: 1844 Oct. 16, London, from William Powell Frith - about a painting at the Suffolk St. Gallery which Frith is reluctant to alter, with thanks for inquiry regarding his progress on "The Deserted Village;" 1857 Feb. 10, London, from William Butterfield - contribution of the Seddon Fund; 1857 Aug. 2, London, from Wm. M. Rossetti - regarding subscription for the purchase of Seddon's picture "Jerusalem with the Valley of Jehosaphat" for the National Gallery; 1879, London, from Anna Mary Watts - regarding Symington's sketch of her father, William Howitt, which appeared in "Hand and Heart;" 1884 July 24, Bruneck, from Margaret A. Howitt - announcing the death of Anna Mary Watts.

5 items.


SNAC Resource ID: 8307709

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