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Ann Mary Newton (1832-66)

Letter from Mary Severn to Dr. Ernst Becker saying she needs scaffolding from which to copy the 'Raphael' fresco at Kensington Palace. 5 Nov 1858

Loose manuscript paper; mounted | 1 document (4 pages) (whole object) | RA VIC/ADDA10/85/37

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Miss Severn writes that she will not be able to copy the fresco at Kensington Palace without having scaffolding erected, as it so high up. She asks for instructions that she can pass on to the housekeeper, Mrs Lyons. She comments that the fresco is 'most interesting & very beautiful'. (The work referred to is 'The Virgin and Child' now attributed to Annibale Carraci).
  • Creator(s)

    Ann Mary Newton (1832-66) (writer)

    Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88) (addressee)

  • 1 document (4 pages) (whole object)

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