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MS Eng 1064

Lawrence, Thomas, Sir, 1769-1830, recipient. Sir Thomas Lawrence letters from various correspondents, 1807-1832: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Eng 1064
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Lawrence, Thomas, Sir, 1769-1830, recipient.
Title: Sir Thomas Lawrence letters from various correspondents,
Date(s): 1807-1832 (inclusive), 1814-1829 (bulk).
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters to English painter and president of the Royal Academy Thomas Lawrence from English aristocrats concerning business and social engagements and his portrait paintings.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

43M-457 - 43M-503. Gift of Mrs. Bayard Warren and Mrs. Sears Tuckerman;received: 1942 July 31.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Sir Thomas Lawrence Letters from Various Correspondents, 1807-1832 (MS Eng 1064). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

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

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

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.

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