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A.W. Callcott, to Messrs. Finden, 19 Southampton Place, Euston Square

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Reference code

CA/2

Title

A.W. Callcott, to Messrs. Finden, 19 Southampton Place, Euston Square

Date

8 Dec 1833

Level

Item

Extent & medium

1 piece

Content Description

Expressing his concern over possible harm to his sketches. Engravers and painters assure him that the usual practice is to place them under glass while the engraving goes on. He did not mean to offend but asks that they be placed back under their seals before work continues. He asks them to send the person who came with the plate of Verona last year, to consult with him over retouching. Under a postscript he suggests they refer the architecural portion of an Egyptian view to Mr. Barry