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Prince Albert's Personal Papers

Papers relating to Prince Albert’s personal life and enthusiasms


Letter from the British Envoy to Hanover to Dr. Ernst Becker enclosing a letter from Senator Culemann regarding a Raphael drawing in the Kestner collection.

22 Dec 1859

Loose manuscript paper; mounted | 1 document (8 pages) (whole object) | RA VIC/ADDA10/85/435

Gordon writes in response to Becker's letter of 14 December, sending a letter he has received from Senator Culemann which apparently clears up the doubt about whether there is a Raphael sketch in the Kestner collection in Hanover. Sir Charles Eastlake is mentioned in the letter because he had seen the collection. Gordon regrets that he has been transferred from Hanover to Stuttgart and will therefore be unable to help further in this matter, but he is sure Senator Culemann will help, and he has put Culemann in touch with George Petre, the new British Chargé d'Affaires in Hanover, in case he has anything to send to London.

Related Material: See VIC/ADDA10/85/425 for Gordon's previous letter on this subject.
  • Creator(s)

    Gordon, George J.R.; British Envoy to Hanover (writer) [22 December 1859]

    Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88)


  • 1 document (8 pages) (whole object)