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Selection of Prince Albert’s personal records spanning the period 1828-58

Jean Baptiste Alphonse Bernoud (1820-89)

Letter from Alphonse Bernoud to Dr. Ernst Becker asking him to arrange permission from the British Consul in Naples to take photographs of pictures by Raphael in Naples 24 Aug 1858

Loose manuscript paper; mounted | 1 document (4 pages) (whole object) | RA VIC/ADDA10/85/270

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Bernoud writes that he has received Becker's letter. He confirms that he did receive the Prince's commission, via Monsieur Kanné the previous winter, to photograph various pictures by Raphael in Naples. Kanné asked Monsieur Melga to arrange permission, through the British Consul, for Bernoud to take the photographs. But Melga, and now Bernoud himself, have both been told by the Consul that he could not take any such action without direct instructions from the Foreign Office. Bernoud therefore asks Dr. Becker to arrange this, and assures him that he will take the photographs as soon as he receives the necessary permission.
  • Creator(s)

    Jean Baptiste Alphonse Bernoud (1820-89) (writer)

    Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88) (addressee)

  • 1 document (4 pages) (whole object)

  • Object type(s)
      • printed & manuscript material
        • documents
          • correspondence
    Language(s)
    French
  • Place of Production
    Naples [Campania]