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John Prescott Knight letter to Richard Redgrave, 1871 July 4

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 70
Call Number: MSS 22

Scope and Contents

"My Dear Redgrave, Many thanks for yours of the 1st July[?] - The misunderstanding into which […] has fallen will be made clear to you when I recall to your recollection that besides the enlarged photo I also wished him to take a photo […] my portrait of Sir William Tite - the latter he could not at that time undertake and it was postponed until after the Exhibition - the [...] undertook to execute in three or four days saying - that 'being work which he could do in the Evening, it would not interfere with his other engagements.' After such words I may well be surprised at his [...]. Yours very truly, John P. Knight."


  • 1871 July 4


Physical Description

1 sheet (2 pages) : autograph letter, signed ; 18 x 22 cm folded to 18 x 11 cm

Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection:

The materials are open for research.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Mourning stationary. Addressed from 20 James Street Buckingham Palace.

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