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Prince Albert's Personal Papers

Papers relating to Prince Albert’s personal life and enthusiasms


Letter from Dr. Frédéric Kuhlmann to Dr. Ernst Becker formally offering the society's thanks to the Prince Consort for photographs of two drawings in his collection

29 Dec 1859

Loose manuscript paper; mounted | 1 document (2 pages) (whole object) | RA VIC/ADDA10/85/229

Kuhlmann states that he has been asked by his society to express its thanks for the two photographs of drawings in the Prince's collection which Dr. Becker has sent, and which will be added to the album [of photographs of other drawings] which the Prince sent earlier. The society also wishes him to inform the Prince that it has decided, along with the town council, to authorise M. Bingham to photograph the principal drawings in the Musée Wicar, as requested by the Prince. They are very anxious that the Prince, as someone who has 'placed himself at the head of the artistic movement in Europe' should allow the photographs to be published under his patronage.
  • Creator(s)

    Frédéric Kuhlmann (writer)

    Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88)


  • 1 document (2 pages) (whole object)

  • Object type(s)
      • printed & manuscript material
        • documents
          • correspondence