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Clabburn, William Houghton, 1819 or 1820-1889

 Person

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter envelopes addressed to William Houghton Clabburn, 1863 July 16-1865 July 7

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 12
Call Number: MSS 31
Scope and Contents: The eight envelopes are postmarked with the following dates: 12 June 1863, 16 June 1863, 20 June 1863, 23 June 1863, 9 December 1864, 7 March 1865, 3 May 1865, and 7 July 1865.
Dates: 1863 July 16-1865 July 7

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, 1863? June 15

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Call Number: MSS 31
Scope and Contents: "My Dear Mr. Clabburn, Thanks for your letter. On taking exact measurements, I find that the photograph is 12 inches by 10 1/2. The plan therefore will be to enlarge it to double its size, making 24 by 21. Two feet square would not therefore be a possible size or exact proportion and any fractional adaption of the measurements would cause more than double trouble in squaring it off. Still, it is not improbable that I might be adding somewhat all round to the composition, in which...
Dates: 1863? June 15

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to William Houghton Clabburn, 1863 June 20

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Call Number: MSS 31
Scope and Contents: "My dear Sir

The Magdalene picture for you is already in hand. Thanks for your letter just received, - I trust the picture when I show it to you will meet all your wishes. I shall be glad to receive the £70 by return, as you kindly purpose.

With kind remembrances,

I am my dear Sir, Yours very truly

DG Rossetti"
Dates: 1863 June 20

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 letter to William Houghton Clabburn, 1865 March 7

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Call Number: MSS 31
Scope and Contents: "My dear Clabburn

Received cheque for £70 - being the second payment of a third on account of the Mary Magdalene.

Thanks.

Yours ever truly

DG Rossetti"
Dates: 1865 March 7

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to William Houghton Clabburn, 1865 May 1

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 9
Call Number: MSS 31
Scope and Contents: "My dear Clabburn,I am taking your Magdalene in hand again, and shall have finished it without fail in six weeks or two months at latest, probably earlier. Meanwhile it would be greatly to my convenience if you would kindly let me have the remainder of its price now on its last resumption instead of on delivery. I have hesitated to ask this favour of you, lest the long delay which has occurred with the picture should cause you to think its completion in...
Dates: 1865 May 1

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to William Houghton Clabburn, 1865 May 3

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 10
Call Number: MSS 31
Scope and Contents: "My dear Clabburn,Thanks for the £70 completing payment in full for the Magdalene picture, which will be done by the time named if not sooner. I shall be very glad to see you when in town, & hope you may be accompanied by Mrs. Clabburn.The Academy lectures [?] are generally "much of a muchness" I fear. I suppose, as things go, the Athenaeum is likely to be as tolerable as any. I have not yet seen the Exhibition myself. Sandys's...
Dates: 1865 May 3

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to William Houghton Clabburn, 1864 December 9?

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Call Number: MSS 31
Scope and Contents: "My [letterhead and salutation removed] I have sent your cheque to Legros telling him to sign a receipt. I enclose his & forward it to you -- also telling him what you say. Excuse haste & believe me,

Very truly yours

DG Rossetti"
Dates: 1864 December 9?

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to William Houghton Clabburn, before 1864 April 23?

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Call Number: MSS 31
Scope and Contents: "My dear Mr. Clabburn, The peacocks have arrived safely and are gorgeous beyond expression -- real treasures! I have housed them for the moment in a large disused servants' hall in the basement, but am going to have other provision made for them immediately. Many and many thanks for them --[Text lacking, due to removal of letterhead]The cock seems very tame and tractable - the hen less so as yet. Your experience of her is a warning I will bear in mind and...
Dates: before 1864 April 23?

Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to William Houghton Clabburn, 1863 June 23?

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Call Number: MSS 31
Scope and Contents: "My dear Mr. Clabburn,

Many thanks for the £70 received on account of the picture of Mary Magdalene commenced for you. I will get you a photograph, but may not be able to do it immediately.

With kind remembrances to yourself & Mrs Clabburn.

I am yours very truly,

DG Rossetti

[in margin:] When you are in town again I may probably have the picture forward."
Dates: 1863 June 23?

Dante Gabriel Rossetti Letters to William Houghton Clabburn

 Collection
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