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Birmingham City Museum and Art Gallery


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Ancient Mesoamerica: Precolumbian Mexican and Maya Art, 1970

 Part of Collection — Box 7: Series 1 [Barcode: 39002075063348]
Call Number: ART 8, Series I

Charles Aitken letter to D. Hewitt, 1914 January 5

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 24
Call Number: MSS 53
Scope and Contents:

"January 5, 1914. Dear Sir, I am very much obliged to you for your kind letter about the Lewis pictures. I will write to Christies'. I think the Birmingham Gallery must have bought some. I would be very grateful for the addresses of any owners of Lewis's pictures, if it is not troubling you too much. I am yours very truly, Charles Aitken [...]"

Dates: 1914 January 5

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