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Prince Albert's Personal Papers

Papers relating to Prince Albert’s personal life and enthusiasms


Letter from P.W. Grubb, the Director of the Swedish Royal Museum, to Charles Ruland asking him to thank the Prince Consort for his present of a diamond ring and photographs of the Raphael drawings in Windsor, and promising to send a photograph of the Tim

20 Jan 1860

Loose manuscript paper; mounted | 1 document (4 pages) (whole object) | RA VIC/ADDA10/85/541

Grubb writes that he has received the ring sent to him as a present from the Prince Consort to thank him for his help in having the Raphael drawings in the library of the Royal Museum in Stockholm photographed, with Dr Becker's letter (see VIC/ADDA10/85/536); he asks Ruland to convey his thanks to the Prince, and also for the volume of photographs of the Raphael drawings in Windsor which HRH has sent for the Royal Museum in Stockholm.

He goes on to promise that as soon as it is ready he will send a photograph, with the negative plate, of the Timoteo Viti drawing after Raphael's composition for the church of Santa Maria della Pace in Rome. He presumes that Count Platen will write to express the King of Sweden's gratitude for the volume of photographs.

Related Material: For related correspondence, see VIC/ADDA10/85/536.
  • Creator(s)

    Grubb, P.W.; Director of the Royal Museum, Stockholm (writer) [20 January 1860]

    Ruland, Charles (addressee)

  • 1 document (4 pages) (whole object)