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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Eng 1064

Sir Thomas Lawrence letters from various correspondents

Letters to English painter and president of the Royal Academy Thomas Lawrence from English aristocrats concerning business and social engagements and his portrait paintings.

Dates

  • 1807-1832
  • Majority of material found in 1814-1829

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Extent

.5 linear feet (1 box)

Consists primarily of letters to Lawrence from English aristocrats concerning business and social engagements and his portrait painting. Also includes a few engravings after paintings by Lawrence.

Biographical / Historical

Lawrence was an English portrait painter and president of the Royal Academy.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

43M-457 - 43M-503. Gift of Mrs. Bayard Warren and Mrs. Sears Tuckerman;received: 1942 July 31.
Title
Lawrence, Thomas, Sir, 1769-1830, recipient. Sir Thomas Lawrence letters from various correspondents, 1807-1832: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou00991

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more. The library's holdings of primary source material are managed by an expert staff and shared with scholars, students and the public in the reading room.

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