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Rebus letter to Samuel Palmer, 19th September 1828: PD.18-2021

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Rebus letter to Samuel Palmer, 19th September 1828


Linnell, John



Legal notes

Given by Lowell and Rowena Libson in loving memory of David Scrase, 2021

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2021) by Libson, Lowell and Rowena


Production date: 19 Sept AD 1828

School or Style


Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and black ink on paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rebus letter

  • Text: London Sept 19th 1828 / Dear Palmer, I take this opportunity of sending / you a line to say that I do not / like the east wind enough to leave home / but I hope to see you before / the hop picking season is over. Clara Tooth / I think will do well. I fear you / will scarcely understand this letter in which I have / departed from usual style of corr - / espondence. / I remain yours very truly, / J. L / Bayswater, near London
  • Type: Letter (correspondence)

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.18-2021
Primary reference Number: 280226
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 2 February 2021 Updated: Wednesday 23 March 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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