A. Metcalfe letter
On stationery with an illustration (published by A. Metcalfe) of East Retford Railway Station at the head from Retford [Nottinghamshire, England], A. Metcalfe, bookseller, writes a question to an unknown publisher or editor. Metcalfe wants to know if light and shade shown by pencil or ink is considered to be a drawing or painting.
- April 16, 1850
- Metcalfe, A. (Person)
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1 folder (1 leaf)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased from Maggs Bros Rare Books, June 27, 1966
Former SC temporary call number: MS (Box) 38:55
Former temporary collection name: Collection of 19th c. letters: Miscellaneous group of mainly English letters: mostly 19th c, some 20th c, a few 18th c.
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- A. Metcalfe Letter
- Finding aid prepared by mab, 2008. Finding aid encoded by mab, 2008.
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A. Metcalfe letter, Department of Special Collections, MS P705, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas