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Faulkner, Charles Joseph, 1833-1892


Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Edward Burne-Jones Letters to Cormell Price

Call Number: MSS 45
Abstract: This collection comprises 16 items, including 15 letters from Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones and Cormell Price and 1 autograph envelope from Burne-Jones addressed to Price. The correspondence was written over the course of a decade, between 1852 and 1862. The letters are indicative of Burne-Jones and Price’s long and close friendship and are very affectionate and personal in nature. The letters are rich in detail, with Burne-Jones sharing news of mutual friends, his Oxford lessons, his social...
Dates: 1852-1862

Edward Burne-Jones letter to Cormell Price, 1856 May 18

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 11
Call Number: MSS 45
Scope and Contents: Burne-Jones begins the letter with the following declaration: "Mr Jones begs respectfully to inform the public that he executes pictures of the most chaste and unique description upon the most reasonable terms." He then lists prices for a variety of types of drawings, including "love scenes, executed in bold style, indian ink" (5 shillings) and "full length caricature" (2 shillings and sixpence). He goes on to announce that he is "desirous of forming...
Dates: 1856 May 18

Edward Burne-Jones letter to Cormell Price, 1861 June 28

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 14
Call Number: MSS 45
Scope and Contents: Burne-Jones says he has been a "villain" in his lack of correspondence with Price and says that the rest of the day will be given over to writing him letters, remarking that although the letter will only take half an hour to write, "the exertion will completely do for [him]." He asks if Price is "lonely out there" and says he has encouraged William Morris to write to him and will try to get "everyone" to do the same. He says they will all be so glad when Price comes back. ...
Dates: 1861 June 28

Edward Burne-Jones letter to Cormell Price, 1862 February 23

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 15
Call Number: MSS 45
Scope and Contents: Burne-Jones thanks Price for his last letter, commenting that it has been passed around and shared with "all who want [Price] back." He pleads with Price to move back to Britain, offering Price a room in his home until he can find something permanent. He tells Price his family are spending three months in Venice from May and that Price could have their home in London to himself. Burne-Jones tells Price that Elizabeth Siddall has died and that Rossetti is "smashed for the time."...
Dates: 1862 February 23

Edward Burne-Jones letter to Cormell Price, 1852 January 24

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 1
Call Number: MSS 45
Scope and Contents: Burne-Jones jokingly chastises Price for his last "skinny" letter and promises that "now [he]'ll be revenged" in his response. Burne-Jones describes at length how he spends his time in the River Wye area, which he says is like "Elysium." He describes his daily routine of walking in the countryside, reading and going to the cathedral. He says in his time in the area he has "endured two" parties and complains about the questioning he receives from guests, commenting "girls are such -- hm --...
Dates: 1852 January 24

Edward Burne-Jones letter to Cormell Price, 1853 March 5

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 2
Call Number: MSS 45
Scope and Contents: Burne-Jones opens by observing that, "like Mahomet of old", Price "finding the mountain won't come to [him]" has "gone to the mountain" and written to Burne-Jones. He offers Price a "free pardon" for not having done so earlier. Burne-Jones accepts Price's congratulations on the "issue of my 'little go'" but notes his tardiness. Burne-Jones writes that "your condolence ... on Sewell's leaving is pathetic" noting that it is likely that Sewell will be promoted to rector upon the...
Dates: 1853 March 5

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