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Letter from Charles Eastlake to R.N. Wornum

18 Mar 1861

Title

Letter from Charles Eastlake to R.N. Wornum

Date

18 Mar 1861

Archive reference number

NG5/347/1

Description

From Fitzroy Square: Instructing Wornum to call a Trustees' meeting before Easter. Commenting on appearance of 'Guidos' [After Reni, 'The Toilet of Venus' NG90, 'Perseus and Andromeda' NG87]. Suggests that Mr Bentley may be able to remove stains and discoloured varnish. Comments on new room, but states that the other rooms will be less attractive than before as they will display prominently pictures that were 'considered as blots in the collection'.

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