Ref NoEKW/1/427
TitleWright, John Michael, 1617-1694, (Part 1)

-four letters from W.J. Smith, dated 27 November & 21 December 1951 and 2 January and 5 February 1952, concerning his research on Wright focusing on letters at the National Library of Wales
-journal article: Howgego, James L. (1953), 'The Guildhall Fire Judges', The Guildhall Miscellany, Issued by the authority of the Library Committee of the Corporation of London, February 1952, No.2, pp20-30
-three letters from Oliver Millar, Lord Chamberlain's Office, dated 15 July, 11 November and 1 December 1947, concerning his research on Wright
-two letters from Philip Jones, Deputy Keeper, Corporation of London, dated 12 & 20 March 1947, concerning the Fire Judges Pictures
-letter from H Leggatt, Leggatt Brothers, dated 28 November 1947, concerning the Aston Lodge sale in 1927, from which Leggatt Bros. bought five portraits by Wright
-copy of a letter from P.E. Jones, Acting Deputy Keeper of the Records, to the Special Sub Library Committee, dated September 1945, concerning portraits of the Guildhall Fire Judges. Also includes a typewritten document containing transcriptions of extracts from the Court of Alderman records concerning the pictures, and a handwritten document containing three further transcriptions from the same source.
-newspaper cutting: Pitman, Clement F. 'Nottingham Art Puzzle: Palace canvas turns up in city', concerning the rediscovery of the central ceiling painting from Charles II's bedchamber
-letter from Arthur Taylor, Vicar of St. Bride's Church, Fleet Street, dated 23 January 1950, concerning an entry for Wright in the parish register
-letter from Dr Duncan Thomson, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, dated 23 August 1982, concerning portraits of the Countess of Kildare and Mrs Salusbury with two grandchildren
Extent1 file (90 images; 13 letters; 1 journal article; 1 newspaper cutting; 2 documents containing transcriptions





Image CaptionLetter from Oliver Millar, Lord Chamberlain's Office, concerning his research on Wright, dated 11 November 1947
Letter from Oliver Millar, Lord Chamberlain's Office, concerning his research on Wright, dated 1 December 1947
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