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Documents describing Lord Leighton's death and funeral

RA Collection: Archive

Archive context

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Reference code

LEI/48

Title

Documents describing Lord Leighton's death and funeral

Date

1930

Level

Series

Extent & medium

1 booklet and 2 items

Previous reference codes

MIS/LEI 1 and 627

Historical Background

Barton was a Harley Street doctor who officiated over the final hours of Lord Leighton's death. Identification of this person was aided by his publication of an autobiography in c.1950.

Content Description

Documents drawn up by Dr. Barton who thought himself a witness to history.

Acquisition Details

Gifted by Dr. Barton to the Royal Academy, 29 Nov 1930 (Ann. Rep.)

Bibliography

Dr. E.A. Barton, A Doctor Remembers, London; Seeley, Service & Co. [1950]