Sir James Gow Mann - Papers - Letters - Various Correspondents - Abroad - Germany - Messmer

Object Title

Sir James Gow Mann - Papers - Letters - Various Correspondents - Abroad - Germany - Messmer

Sir James Gow Mann - Papers - Letters - Various Correspondents - Abroad - Germany - Messmer

Date

1928-29

Reference

MANN 18/12 8

Level

Item

Scope and Content

1928/1: Postcard Dr. E. Messmer, of Burg Lauenstein, to JGM sending best Xmas wishes and advertising a 'Weihnachtsausstellung auf Burg Lauenstein'. Etched view of the Innerer Burghof'
[?/2]: Another, undated, sending 'besten Festwuenschen vom Fels zum Meer',
1929/3: Postcard, in envelope, from Dr. E. Messmer, offering for sale a tapestry from a noble family for 25000 Marks. and enclosing photographs,
[1929/3a]: Draft of letter from JGM to Dr. Messmer, dated 26.iii.29, thanking for offer but refusing and returning photograph: 'It is very difficult of expose fine textiles in London on account of the smoke and the climate & for this reason I have found that I cannot enjoy the very beautiful cope from Bamberg which I bought from you in September... I wonder therefore if you would be willing to take it back in exchange for a piece of Gothic irionwork, such as a fine lock of the XVth century?...'
[?/4]: Undated and unsigned postcard advertising Burg Lauenstein for winter sports.

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  MANN 18/12 8 - Sir James Gow Mann - Papers - Letters - Various Correspondents - Abroad - Germany - Messmer