Ref NoEKW/1/34
TitleBeechey, William, Sir, 1753-1839, Sitters L-W
DescriptionIncludes:

-correspondence with Godfrey O.Gaston and Mr Wunderlich, respectively Librarian and President of the Kennedy Galleries New York, dated 1968; photocopy of pages 244-258 from Carpenter, Helen Graham (1942) The Reverend John Graham of Woodbury Conneticut and his descendants: Printed by The Monastery Hill Press; and a photocopy of The New York Mirror, June 2 1832, all concerning the portrait of the James Lorimer family painting by Beechey
-letter from Sidney Sabin, 15 July, 1955, concerning the attribution of a conversation piece picture of Sir George and Lady Prescott of Hardshaw Hall and their infant son
-letter from William Joll, Agnew's, dated 23 April 1981, concerning the attribution of a portrait of Lord Suffield
-photograph of an original manuscript listing portraits by Beechey belonging to Captain Trotter, Dysham Park
-letter from Sorothy G. Harris, Associate Director of the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College, dated 10 March 1970 concerning a portrait of Benjamin West by Beechey
-letter from Martha Arvai, Canada, concerning the attribution of an unnamed portrait previously in the possession of the Hoffer family
Date[1920s-1985]
LevelFile
Extent1 file (61 images; 10 letters; 1 photocopy of an extract from a publication; 1 photocopy of a newpapers; 1 photograph of an original manuscript)
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Image CaptionLetter from Godfrey O. Gaston, Librarian of the Kennedy Galleries, New York, concerning a portrait of 'James Lorimer and Family', dated 4 December 1968
Colour transparency of a portrait of 'James Lorimer and Family' at the Kennedy Galleries, c1968.
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