Various documents concerning a member of the public’s claim to have found an original ...
4 Feb-5 Mar 1938
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File contains correspondence and supporting documents relating to a claim by G. H. A. Cantopher that a painting in his possession is either the original portrait of Philippe Égalité by Sir Joshua Reynolds or a contemporary copy by Sir Thomas Lawrence. Includes a memorandum submitted to Sir Kenneth McKenzie Clark by Cantopher containing in-depth research in support of his claim and correspondence with Harold Isherwood Kay on the subject.
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