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St. Paul's Cathedral (London, England)


Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Dr. Johnson's Monument in St. Paul's Church. J. Bacon Statuary, J. Basire sculp. Publish'd by J. Sewell Cornhill April 1, 1796., 1796 april 1

 Item — 2-158
Call Number: MSS 10
Scope and Contents:

View of John Bacon's Monument to Dr. Samuel Johnson, in St. Paul's Cathedral.

Dates: 1796 april 1

Thomas Woolner letter to John Frederick Lewis, 1874 August 29

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 6
Call Number: MSS 53
Scope and Contents: "Aug: 29 '74. My dear Mr Lewis, The friends of J.H. Foley are anxious he should be buried in St. Pauls, and Canon Liddon tells me that we must have two or three of the chief names in art to support the application: will you kindly send me your aid writing a letter in support of the plan that I may receive on Monday morning. I have to see the Canon at 2 P.M. on Monday to present the letters and help him select the site. You see there is no time to be lost. The Canon proposes Thursday next for...
Dates: 1874 August 29

Thomas Woolner letter to John Frederick Lewis, 1874 September 1

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 7
Call Number: MSS 53
Scope and Contents: "Sep 1 '74. My dear Mr Lewis, Your generous soul will rejoice that poor Foley will have the last honour due to him; for our application has succeeded and he is to be buried in St. Pauls on Friday next at 12 o'clock. He will lie close to Turner, Reynolds, and James Barry, with only one grave between him and this noble company. The sterling artists are fast passing away, and what the next generation will be like I tremble to contemplate. - With kindest wishes for your health - Ever truly...
Dates: 1874 September 1

Thomas Woolner Letters to John Frederick Lewis

Call Number: MSS 53
Abstract: The collection comprises 15 letters from Thomas Woolner to John Frederick Lewis, written between 1874 and 1876. It also includes 5 letters from Woolner to Lewis’s wife, Marian Harper, one letter from Lewis to dealer William Vokins, and several letters from Woolner’s wife and daughter. The letters primarily concern Lewis’s declining health—he died several months after the last letter in the collection—Woolner’s admiration for Lewis’s painting, updates on the politics of the Royal Academy and...
Dates: 1863-1914, bulk 1874-1876