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Papers relating to Prince Albert’s personal life and enthusiasms

Major-General Robert Bruce (1813-62)

Letter from Colonel Bruce to Dr. Ernst Becker reporting that Lake Price has been authorized by Cardinal Antonelli to photograph the pictures in the Vatican museum as requested by the Prince Consort. 15 Feb 1859

Loose manuscript paper; mounted | 1 document (4 pages) (whole object) | RA VIC/ADDA10/85/276

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Colonel Bruce reports that he has just heard from Lake Price that the Director General of the Pontifical Museum has called on him to say that Cardinal Antonelli has given permission for the photography requested by the Prince Consort. He comments that this prompt compliance with a request repeatedly denied to other influential applicants is strong evidence of goodwill on the part of the Vatican government.
  • Creator(s)

    Major-General Robert Bruce (1813-62) (writer)

    Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88) (addressee)

  • 1 document (4 pages) (whole object)

  • Object type(s)
      • printed & manuscript material
        • documents
          • correspondence
    Language(s)
    English
  • Place of Production
    Rome [Lazio]