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Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 89 Collections and/or Records:

A descriptive catalogue of original portraits & c., drawn and etched by the late John Kay, 1836

Identifier: Coll-244/2/4
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Printed book, A descriptive catalogue of original portraits & c., drawn and etched by the late John Kay.

Dates: 1836

Album and scrapbook collected by Jessie Aitken Wilson

Identifier: Coll-1504
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: 1 x book of photographic portraits containing portraits of Albrech Duerer, Charles Darwin, John Stuart Mill, Thomas Carlyle, George Sand, Matthew Arnold, and cardinal newman, and others. The album was given to Jessie Aitken Wilson by novelist Mrs. Oliphant and is inscribed, 'This Book was the gift of Mrs. Oliphant'. 1 x packet of (4) loose photographic...
Dates: 1850-1870

Albums containing autograph letters to Sir Charles Lyell and family, and portraits of the writers, compiled by Leonard Lyell

Identifier: Coll-1997
Content Description This collection consists of two albums compiled by Leonard Lyell, nephew of Charles Lyell and son of Katharine Murray Lyell. The volumes contain letters sent by many leading scientists and scholars of the 19th century to Sir Charles Lyell and others in his family, such as his wife Mary, the elder Charles Lyell, Mary’s father Leonard Horner, and his brother Francis Horner. In both albums, most of the letters are accompanied by a facing photograph or portrait print of the letter’s...
Dates: 1805-1899

Armstrong, William, 21 July 1863; 29 August 1863

Identifier: Coll-1989/1
Scope and Contents Two autograph letters signed from Sir William Armstrong to Sir Charles Lyell.1. Letter dated 21 July 1863: "It will be quite convenient to receive you & Lady Lyell with her servant on the 29th Aug[us]t & Lady Armstrong and I hope you will not hesitate to come. I have several houses available for sleeping within a few hundred yards of my own & I have abundance of room in all other aspects [...]".2. Letter dated 29 August 1863: "I am very sorry that we are...
Dates: 21 July 1863; 29 August 1863

Arnold, Matthew, 8 March 1977

Identifier: Coll-1989/2
Scope and Contents Unpublished letter by Matthew Arnold to the botanist Frances Joanna Horner, Lady Bunbury, living near Bury St Edmunds: “My dear Lady Bunbury, It is very odd that only last night at a house when I was leaving somebody was expressing surprise at my not having quoted my father about [Lord] Falkland; and now this morning comes your kind letter and reproaches me with the same thing. But the truth is, it is difficult for a son to quote his father; one cannot quite quote him as if he was a...
Dates: 8 March 1977

Arrivabene, Giovanni, 20 June 1866

Identifier: Coll-1989/3
Scope and Contents Autograph letter in Italian from Giovanni Arrivabene to probably to Susan or Joanna Horner about his departure to Turin the next day and his regretting not being able to follow their invitation: "Il Conte Arrivabene parte domani par Torino. Non potrà quindi, con molto suo rincrescimento approffittare del grazioso invito di M Horner". After living in Switzerland, France, England and Belgium, Arrivabene returned to Italy in 1860 where he became a senator and president of the Italian National...
Dates: 20 June 1866

Balfour, John Hutton, Professor. Portrait.

Identifier: Coll-1980/3
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C.D.V. Photograph on carte by John Moffat, Edinburgh.

Dates: mid-late 19th century

Barrie, James Matthew, 8 September [1893]; [14 May 1897]

Identifier: Coll-1989/4
Scope and Contents Two autographs letters signed from James Matthew Barrie to Katherine Murray Horner. One letter is written when she is Barrie’s neighbour in his native Kirriemuir (dated 8 September [1893]), the other to her home at 9 Cornwall Gardens, South Kensington: "Yes, delighted. [...] I am struggling with a love scene. If it wins I’ll send it in my place. Yours ever [...]". (14 May 1897; date from a pencil note, likely by the recipient, inside the envelope flap).Includes addressed...
Dates: 8 September [1893]; [14 May 1897]

Bell, Joseph. Portrait.

Identifier: Coll-1980/2
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C.D.V. Photograph on carte by J. G. Tunny, Edinburgh.

Dates: mid-late 19th century

Black and white photographic portraits, mostly of artists, Undated

Identifier: Coll-41/9/5/7
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Photographic portraits of various artists: Ivan Miro, Fernand Leger, Yves Tanquy (by Man Ray), Alberto Giacometti, Marcel Duchamp, Georges Braque (2 copies), Max Ernst, Picasso (by Man Ray). Also includes a photograph of Dame Honour Fell and one featuring an unidentified individual.

Dates: Undated