Sir James Gow Mann - Papers - Letters - Sir Edward Barry [2]

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Sir James Gow Mann - Papers - Letters - Sir Edward Barry [2]

Sir James Gow Mann - Papers - Letters - Sir Edward Barry [2]

Date

1933-38

Reference

MANN 18/3 2

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1933/18: Letter from Sir Edward Barry to 'My dear Mann', dated 5 January, 1933 inviting to a 'Court Dinner at Grocers Hall',
1933/19: Letter from Sir Edward Barry to 'Dear Mann', dated 17 April 1933: 'Are you going to Evans Meeting of the Meyrick Society at the Cheshire Cheese on Wednesday the 26th?... is do you think it would be convenient to your wife to put me up at 4 Upper George Street so that we could go on to the Cheshire Cheese together ?' ['Answered yes, 19-iv-33' in JGM's hand],
1935/20: Letter from Sir Edward Barry to 'Dear Mann', dated 19th June 1935, discussing his forthcoming Meyrick Society meeting. [? Should card 3a be placed here],
1937/21: Letter from Sir Edward Barry to 'Dear Mann', dated 20th December 1937: delighted to welcome you both on Monday the 27th. [In an envelope sealed with red wax seal with coat of arms],
1938/22: Letter from Sir Edward Barry to 'Dear Mann', dated 3rd March 1938 inviting JGM to come to lunch and spend the afternoon'setting up the armour. I have had it cleaned and got some copper wire ready to attach to gauntlets &c....',
1938/23: Letter from Sir Edward Barry to 'Dear Mann', dated 12th March 1938, discussing visit and 'your article on the XVth Century Armour in that Church near Mantua....',
1938/24: Letter from Sir Edward Barry to 'Dear Mann', dated 16th April 1938, reminding him that he had said he would be prepared to make a 'detailed descriptive catalogue of my armour' for a fee of five guineas... any time now and the sooner the better.',
1938/25: Letter from Sir Edward Barry to 'Dear Mann', dated 21st April 1938, discussing armour catalogue. 'The two men at end of Great Hall look as if they were alive since you re arranged them. and the resemblance of the early Italian one to one you found at Mantua is striking. It has too the same marks [split cross].',
1938/26: Letter from Sir Edward Barry to 'Dear Mann', dated 6th May, 1938, suggesting that he might like to 'dine and sleep here while you are making that catalogue of armour for me.',
1938/27: Letter from Sir Edward Barry to 'Dear Mann', dated 9th May, 1938, arranging to have him met at Maidenhead station. 'I want to hear all about the Arms at the Glasgow Exhibition. Was the vizored Bascinet from the Edinburgh Museum there ?',
1938/28: Letter from Sir Edward Barry to 'My dear Mann', dated 14th May, 1938, enclosing pages 44-48 and 50. 'I cannot find 49 so hope you have it with you. I am having the contents of the Credence in the Hall sorted and cleaned. This means I think that there will be two or three more pieces to add to your Catalogue...

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  MANN 18/3 2 - Sir James Gow Mann - Papers - Letters - Sir Edward Barry [2]