Item 17-27 - Letters and notes relating to artists under consideration for painting College portraits

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Add. MS a/232/17-27

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Letters and notes relating to artists under consideration for painting College portraits

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  • 1926 (Creation)

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10 single sheets, 1 folded sheet

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9 letters from various people making suggestions of portrait artists to be used in making portraits of Trinity Fellows under of the scheme funded by the Memorials Committee. The letters are from P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., W. R. M. Lamb, Henry M. Hake, A. M. Hind, C. J. Holmes, Henry Tonks, Edward Maufe, David, the Earl of Crawford and Balcarres, and W. J. W. B. Artists discussed include G. L. Brockhurst, Francis Dodd, Paul Drury, Eric Gill, R. Gleadowe, Eric Kennington, Winifrede Knight, Henry Lamb, W. Rothenstein, F. E. Jackson, A. K. Lawrence, T. W. Monnington, Randolph Schwabe, and Leon Underwood. Accompanied by two sheets of notes.

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The two letters from Benson were previously housed with the Muniments, described as being part of Box 29 C.I.C.

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