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Record NGA27/32/3/20

Archive reference number NGA27/32/3/20
Title

Letter from Briton Rivière to [Sir William] Agnew

Date 12 Aug 1888
Description

Letter (12 Aug 1888) from Briton Rivière to [Sir William] Agnew expressing regret that he finds himself in disagreement with [Sir William] on the question of Home Rule for Ireland. He is following "simple and direct principles of liberalism' but hopes one day to find himself and [Sir William] on the same side. He agrees with remarks [Sir William] has made regarding Frank Holl regarding the definition of 'mannerism' and artists of distinct style. He states that his wife is progressing well after an apparent illness.

Named persons featured:

Rivière, Briton 1840-1920

[Agnew, Sir William, 1st Baronet 1825-1910]

Holl, Francis Montague 1845-1888

Record type Item

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