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Letter from William Bell Scott to Ralph Nicholson Wornum

6 Jan 1855

Title

Letter from William Bell Scott to Ralph Nicholson Wornum

Date

6 Jan 1855

Archive reference number

NGA2/4/4/7

Description

Relating to Wornum's appointment as "Director" of the National Gallery. States that he will apply to Cole to succeed Wornum in the Library at Marlborough House and asks about the remuneration. Also relates to "the dreadful circumstances attending the death of our old host and my compangon du voyage, Gibson" who committed suicide with a razor following a "stroke of paralysis". Also mentions the publication of his book of poetry.

Record type

Item

Alternative reference numbers

NG32/78/7

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