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Clabburn, Hannah Louisa, 1825-approximately 1880


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to Hannah Louisa Clabburn, 1865 July 6

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 11
Call Number: MSS 31
Scope and Contents: "My dear Mrs. ClabburnToday I am sending in the "Mary Magdalene" by passenger train, so I hope it will not be long on the road. I may as well describe it a little, to help out my idea, though indeed I believe you would find it plain enough. The scene represents 2 houses opposite each other, one of which is that of Simon the Pharisee where Christ and Simon, with other guests, are seated at table. At the opposite house a great banquet is held, and feasters are trooping to...
Dates: 1865 July 6

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to William Houghton Clabburn, 1863 June 12

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Call Number: MSS 31
Scope and Contents: "My Dear Mr. Clabburn,I think I ought hardly to preclude myself from making, if I wish, a small copy of the Magdalene picture after the large one is finished. The commission for the large picture was taken some years ago, and at a price greatly below what I should now ask, and I ought therefore to reserve as far as possible the power of making further earnings in connection with it. Nevertheless it is very possible, that I might never have the patience...
Dates: 1863 June 12

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to William Houghton Clabburn, 1864 December 4

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Call Number: MSS 31
Scope and Contents: "My dear ClabburnI saw Legros who tells me he would paint the companion picture from the lithograph with pleasure, & would sell the 2 landscapes for 50 guineas, framed.You will receive the drawing of the Death of St. Francis in a day or two, & I will get his receipt for you in return for the cheque - 25 guineas. You must know I have generally been his business secretary, but he will have another now I dare say, as he has got...
Dates: 1864 December 4

Dante Gabriel Rossetti Letters to William Houghton Clabburn

Call Number: MSS 31
Overview: The collection comprises 11 letters from Dante Gabriel Rossetti to William H. Clabburn written from 1863 to 1865. The last of these is addressed to Clabburn's wife, Hannah Louisa. The letters are accompanied by 8 envelopes addressed to Clabburn by Rossetti. Rossetti’s letters primarily relate to Clabburn’s commission of an oil replica of Rossetti’s Mary Magdalen at the door of Simon the Pharisee. The correspondence records in detail Rossetti’s artistic process...
Dates: 1863-1865