Letter from Robert Curzon to Thomas Willement,

Object Title

Letter from Robert Curzon to Thomas Willement,

Letter from Robert Curzon to Thomas Willement,

Date

12 March 1839

Reference

WILL A6/28

Level

File

Scope and Content

Signed R. Curzon, Hagley, and addressed to 'Thomas Willement Esqr., Green Street, Grosvenor Sqr.', criticising a drawing of a Byzantine emperor which had been sent, discussing Byzantine costume and armour and giving instructions as to where a suitable model was to be found: '... if you will go to 24 Upper Brook St. you will find in the Bath room, a large book in a blue morocco case, lettered Quatuor Evangelia Bulgarice in the first page, on the right hand side you will see a full length portrait of John ... with a double beard, in full costume, which is exactly what you want...'

Physical Characteristics / Technical Requirements

8.8 in. x 7.4 in. [14.75 unfolded] (22.6 x 18.7 cm [37.5 unfolded]

Access Conditions

Open access