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Letter to Frederic James Shields, January 12, 1871

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: D.4.36
Letter to Frederic James Shields (MS23 D.4.36)
Letter to Frederic James Shields (MS23 D.4.36)


  • Creation: January 12, 1871

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source unknown, acquired prior to 1971; As a group, formerly in folder 4.


"1871 Jan 12, Cheyne Walk; Water-Colour Gallery; I never leave home in daylight; good and bad paper for chalk-drawings. Mitchell trouble. Magdalene may be ready for next year's show; finishing Beatrice, Sibylla Palmifera, Mariana, Pandora. Dante. My temperament. McConnel's painting not sold. I've been trying unsuccessfully to find you buyers. Scott and Manchester. Artist neighbors. Partly published Mills (Ernestine Mills. The Life and Letters of Frederick Shields, 1912) pages 145-147."

Repository Details

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Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States