Skip to main content

Letter from Sir Charles Eastlake to Ralph N Wornum

Jan 1858

Title

Letter from Sir Charles Eastlake to Ralph N Wornum

Date

Jan 1858

Archive reference number

NGA2/3/3/37

Description

Relating to the use of silicate of soda or "microcosmic salt" (sodium and ammonium phosphates) for protecting the pictures. Also includes notice of the Antwerp catalogue entry for the Metsys and gives instructions for the description of the Gallery's heads [After Massys Christ, NG295.1, The Virgin, NG295.2].

Record type

Item

Alternative reference numbers

NG32/71.37

Paintings referenced in this record

Your list will only be saved temporarily. Inactivity of more than an hour could result in the loss of your list. If you would like to keep a record of your list, we suggest you email it to yourself.

Your list of records will be sent to us if you request an appointment, and a summary will be included in your appointment email notification.