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Boxall, William, Sir, 1800-1879



  • Existence: 1800-06-29 - 1879-06-12

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Album of letters to David Roberts, with autographs, engraved portraits, and printed ephemera, compiled by Henry Sanford Bicknell

Call Number: MSS 34
Scope and Contents: The album was compiled by Henry Sanford Bicknell. It includes letters to David Roberts from William Allan, Samuel Austin, Edward Hodges Baily, William Boxall, John Britton, John Burnet, Robert William Buss, Augustus Wall Callcott, George Cattermole, Alfred Edward Chalon, Henry Barnard Chalon, William Collins, Edward William Cooke, George Cooke, Charles West Cope, John Doyle, Thomas Duncan, Charles Lock Eastlake, James Elmes, William Etty, Myles Birket Foster, Andrew Geddes, Frederick Goodall,...
Dates: circa 1813-circa 1864

Thomas Woolner letter to John Frederick Lewis, 1874 April 19

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Call Number: MSS 53
Scope and Contents: "Ap: 19 '74. My dear Mr Lewis, Many thanks for your kind letter; and I have no doubt the R. Academy will wish to support a petition with so good an object. I saw Dobson last evening and he told me the council were not busy now, so that maybe they will take notice of this matter. I grieve to have such a poor account of you from yourself. After such a long habit of close work to be denied it is indeed a loss. But the loss belongs to us all almost more than to you. It will give me great pleasure...
Dates: 1874 April 19

Thomas Woolner letter to John Frederick Lewis, 1875 March 24

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 11
Call Number: MSS 53
Scope and Contents: "March 24 '75. My dear Lewis, My wife and I called to see [William] Boxall and found that he had not only pulled through this time but was quite frisky, not on his feet as he never was much that way. He looks better than I have seen him for some time; he seemed pleased when I told him you had made enquiries about him. I saw Dr Quain this morning and he told me that the President was tolerably well, and, for him, quite strong. So that it is satisfactory to know that the East wind cannot kill off...
Dates: 1875 March 24

Thomas Woolner letter to John Frederick Lewis, 1876 March 9

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 19
Call Number: MSS 53
Scope and Contents: "March 9 '76. My dear Lewis, I will be with you on Sunday somewhere about 3 P.M.- and as it will give me more time with you I will stay the night, as I suppose I can get away pretty early in the morning. - I sent your letter to my wife, who is at Hastings; she was charmed with the hopeful tone of it and desired me to give you her love. - I am up and over my head in letters as I have no wife here to carry off the press of them as usual. Ever yours, T. Woolner." Marginalia: "I saw [William]...
Dates: 1876 March 9

Thomas Woolner Letters to John Frederick Lewis

Call Number: MSS 53
Overview: 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