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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Eng 734.3

Thomas Robinson letters to Thomas Percy

Letters from Robinson to the English antiquary Thomas Percy concerning the painter George Romney.

Dates

  • 1802-1807

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)

Letters to the English antiquary Thomas Percy, including some poems by Robinson. Includes Thomas Romney Robinson's essay on the death of the painter George Romney as well as a letter from the poet William Hayley concerning an engraved portrait for Hayley's biography of George Romney.

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Robinson was the son of the engraver Thomas Romney Robinson.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

No accession number. Bequest of Evert Jansen Wendell, 1918.
Title
Robinson, Thomas, d. 1810. Thomas Robinson letters to Thomas Percy, 1802-1807: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou01807

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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