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Letter to W. M. Rossetti, 1858-01-04

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: W.6.16
Letter to W. M. Rossetti (MS23 W.6.16)
Letter to W. M. Rossetti (MS23 W.6.16)


  • Creation: 1858-01-04

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase: Myers 386:304 (21 letters & 3 words by Tennyson). Date of acquisition: Spring 1956 catalogue. Description of lot gave names of nos 1, 3-20, Craig, Greenwood . No. 2 is of unknown provenance, but may also have been part of the lot. Previously part of MS 23W.3 (now obsolete).


Author: Rowbotham, Thomas Charles Leeson, 1823-1875 . Summary: 1858 Dec [Jany in pencil] 4, Norfolk House, Westbourne Grove, West St; Summary: When will my 2 drawings return from the American Exhibition? I answered the circular to say that I did not want them exhibited again. Marked "Rowbotham, Water- colour Landscapist." Annotator probably W. M. Rossetti. Note: The father, Thomas Leeson Rowbotham, signed himself "Thomas Rowbotham" and died in 1853. The son, Thomas Charles Leeson Rowbotham (or Thomas Leeson Charles Rowbotham) signed himself "Thomas L. Rowbotham" or "T.L . Rowbotham" or "T.L. Rowbotham, jun." [cf DNB, Benezet, BM, LCNAF, pNUC]

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