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John Fiennes Twistleton Crampton (1805-86)

Letter from Sir John Crampton, the British Minister in St Petersburg, to Dr. Ernst Becker enclosing a letter from the Grand Marshal of the Russian Imperial Court regarding pictures by or ascribed to Raphael in the Hermitage. 16 Mar 1859

Loose manuscript paper; mounted | 1 document (4 pages) (whole object) | RA VIC/ADDA10/85/548

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Crampton writes that he is enclosing a letter from Count Schouvaloff, Grand Marshal of the Court at St Petersburg, (see VIC/ADDA10/85/549 and VIC/ADDA10/85/550) in response to his enquiry on the Prince Consort's behalf about pictures by Raphael in the Hermitage, together with the accompanying list of pictures, of which permission is given for photographs to be made for the Prince. A note by Becker records that he replied on 28 April.

Related Material: For related correspondence, see VIC/ADDA10/85/549 and VIC/ADDA10/85/550.
  • Creator(s)

    John Fiennes Twistleton Crampton (1805-86) (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
    St Petersburg [Russia]