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Joseph Cundall (1819-95)

Letter from Joseph Cundall to Dr. Ernst Becker reporting that Robert Howlett has been unable to produce a satisfactory photograph of the Raphel painting at Kensington Palace. 4 Aug 1858

Loose manuscript paper; mounted | 1 document (2 pages) (whole object) | RA VIC/ADDA10/85/27

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Cundall writes that Howlett has asked him to report that it has been impossible to photograph the Raphael in Kensington Palace, although he has tried 4 days' exposure with a dry plate in bright sun. The painting is too yellow; even the best results, with wet collodion, are not good enough to show. Cundall asks for Becker's instructions regarding Warwick Castle.

Related Material: See VIC/ADDA10/85/32, a print of the picture a 'Madonna and Child'.
  • Creator(s)

    Joseph Cundall (1819-95) (writer)

    Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88) (addressee)

  • 1 document (2 pages) (whole object)

  • Object type(s)
      • printed & manuscript material
        • documents
          • correspondence
  • Place of Production
    Bedford Gardens [London]