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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered works on Western views of Asia or the Middle East and/or adoption of characteristics of Asian or Middle Eastern culture by Westerners.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Thomas Woolner letter to John Frederick Lewis, 1875 July 18

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 14
Call Number: MSS 53
Scope and Contents: "July 18 '75. My dear Lewis, I met [Gustave?] Pope at the Mansion House last night and was pained to hear that you were lain up unwell again. I was going to ask if I might run down again before the summer was over to look at your sketches, but now I must wait till you are strong enough again to see anyone. In fact I did not feel sure that a letter would not bother you till Pope said it would rather amuse than otherwise. I cannot tell you the pleasure it is to us to remember the delightful...
Dates: 1875 July 18

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