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Hayes (Bromley, London, England)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Thomas Woolner letter to John Frederick Lewis, 1875 May 30

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 12
Call Number: MSS 53
Scope and Contents: "May 30 1875. My dear Lewis, I hope you are getting better with the bright weather. I came down to spend the day at this lovely place, - the seat of the great Earl Chatham - and having nothing to do but enjoy myself I make a part of that enjoyment saying how-d'ye-do to you. I am truly sorry you do not get strong quickly; and not only on your own account, and on account of art, but also on my own, for I want the pleasure of seeing you. I am Visitor in the Life School till the middle of June;...
Dates: 1875 May 30

Thomas Woolner Letters to John Frederick Lewis

Call Number: MSS 53
Abstract: 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