Skip to main content

Letter from Henry James to [ ] Agnew



Letter from Henry James to [ ] Agnew



Archive reference number



Letter (undated, [c1880-1890]) from Henry James to [ ] Agnew thanking him for "your kind offer as to 'The Mermaid." James expresses surprise that Agnew should recall a conversation they have had (possibly regarding the painting) a long time previously. He has reaquainted himself with the picture "and it seems to me now a little too suggestive for my solemn years."

Named persons featured:

James, Henry 1843-1916

Record type


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.