Letters to John Murray, publishers, of Wilhelm Gruner. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.40495
Level of Description
File
Language
German

Dates

  • 1850-1865. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    i + 147 folios.

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  • Language of Materials

    EnglishGerman

  • Scope and Contents

    Letters to John Murray, publishers, of Wilhelm Gruner.

    Letters, 1850-1865, of Wilhelm Gruner, also known as Lewis Gruner, to John Murray III. The letters concern illustrative and engraving work of Gruner’s for Murray publications, and also his work “Illustrations of the brick and terra-cotta buildings of Lombardy: fourteenth and fifteenth centuries”. The letters show evidence of a strong friendship between the Gruner and Murray families. The letters are arranged in chronological order. An additional letter has been added to the end of the sequence.

    1850-1851: folios 1-35;

    1852-1853: folios 36-62;

    1854-1855: folios 63-68;

    1856-1857: folios 69-83;

    1858-1859: folios 84-90;

    1860-1861: folios 91-98;

    1863-1864: folios 99-119;

    1865: folios 120-145; (1)

    Additional letter – 1860: folios 146-147.

    1. Includes letter, 4 April 1865, of Storch and Kramer, lithographers, to Wilhelm Gruner: folio 130.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    1495

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