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Thomas Woolner letter to Marian Lewis, 1876 March 27

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 21
Call Number: MSS 53

Scope and Contents

"March 27 '76. My dear Mrs Lewis, We were grieved to have your bad news of your glorious veteran; and the weather so abominable that I scarcely expect to have a better yet awhile. Tell him that if I see anything brilliant I will tell him. I am glad he sent his own, for a true blossom is grateful where artificial flowers fatigue. You saw that my wife has returned, and the house has received its soul again. How she longs for cheery news, and to see you both again. Her day at your house is a memory steeped in Romance, for your artist is her ideal of a splendid painter; and I am vain enough to think praise from her of value, as she gives it rarely, and very little of it to me. - I have been too busy to write before - my love to him - every yours, T. Woolner." Marginalia: "Thanks for your kind letters!" See: Thomas Woolner, R.A., sculptor and poet, page 302.


  • 1876 March 27


Physical Description

1 folded sheet (4 pages) : autograph letter, signed ; 10 x 19 cm, folded to 10 x 10 cm

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From the Collection:

The materials are open for research.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


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