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

-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
Date[1920s-1985]
LevelFile
Extent1 file (90 images; 13 letters; 1 journal article; 1 newspaper cutting; 2 documents containing transcriptions
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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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