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William Russell (1800-84)

Letter from William Russell to Sir Charles Phipps seeking permission to come and see the Prince Consort's Raphael collection and offering to send his Raphael drawings to Buckingham Palace for the Prince to see. 19 Jun 1860

Loose manuscript paper; mounted | 1 document (4 pages) (whole object) | RA VIC/ADDA10/85/119

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Russell writes that Dr. Becker told him his successor would let Russell see 'the arrangement made by The Prince of Vestiges of Raphael'; he does not know Becker's successor but wonders if he could see the collection on Saturday, when his office will be closed, unexpectedly, and he will be free. He adds that, as he told Becker, he would be willing to send the [Raphael] drawings from his collection that have been photographed to Buckingham Palace for the Prince to see.

Related Material: For related correspondence, see VIC/ADDA10/85/120.
  • Creator(s)

    William Russell (1800-84) (writer)

    Sir Charles Beaumont Phipps (1801-66) (addressee)

  • 1 document (4 pages) (whole object)

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