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Andrew Fountaine

Letter from Andrew Fountaine to Charles Ruland giving permission for his Raphael drawings to be photographed for the Prince Consort's collection. 4 Aug 1860

Loose manuscript paper; mounted | 1 document (4 pages) (whole object) | RA VIC/ADDA10/85/142

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In response to Ruland's letter (see VIC/ADDA10/85/141), Fountaine writes that he is willing for the drawings by Raphael in his possession to be photographed for the Prince Consort's collection. He states that they were collected in Italy by an ancestor of his in the early 18th century, and had remained unknown at his family home of Narford (in Norfolk), ever since. He suggests that as he does not know enough about them, they be shown to an expert before being photographed for HRH. He adds that he is going to Scotland until the end of October and will await HRH's commands after that.

Related Material: For related material, see VIC/ADDA10/85/141.
  • Creator(s)

    Andrew Fountaine (writer)

    Carl Ruland (1834-1907) (addressee)

  • 1 document (4 pages) (whole object)

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