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George Scharf, 8 Ashley Place, Victoria Street, to George Richmond

RA Collection: Archive

Reference code

GRI/3/679

Title

George Scharf, 8 Ashley Place, Victoria Street, to George Richmond

Date

16 Dec 1887

Level

Item

Extent & medium

1 piece

Content Description

Regarding the proposed restoration of a portrait of Queen Elizabeth in Westminster Abbey, the work to be compared with one discovered at Boughton, owned by the Duke of Buccleuch; he feels Richmond's voice would decide Dean Bradley in favour, their late friend Dean Stanley would not have hesitated; has mentioned Dyer as a successor to Merritt and has given him his last copy of the account of Richmond's restoration of the Richard II.