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Thomas Woolner letter to John Frederick Lewis, 1874 September 1

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Call Number: MSS 53

Scope and Contents

"Sep 1 '74. My dear Mr Lewis, Your generous soul will rejoice that poor Foley will have the last honour due to him; for our application has succeeded and he is to be buried in St. Pauls on Friday next at 12 o'clock. He will lie close to Turner, Reynolds, and James Barry, with only one grave between him and this noble company. The sterling artists are fast passing away, and what the next generation will be like I tremble to contemplate. - With kindest wishes for your health - Ever truly yours, T. Woolner." See: Thomas Woolner, R.A., sculptor and poet, pages 297-298.

Dates

  • 1874 September 1

Creator

Physical Description

1 folded sheet (2 pages) : autograph letter, signed ; 18 x 23 cm, folded to 18 x 12 cm

Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection:

The materials are open for research.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

General

With blind-embossed letterhead: 29, Welbeck Street. W.

Part of the Yale Center for British Art, Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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