Flaxman, John, 1755-1826, Letter to Lady Barbarina Dacre, ca. 1805
Letter to Lady Barbarina Dacre.
- ca. 1805.
- Physical Description:
- 1 sheet : autograph letter, signed ; 23 x 37 cm, folded to 23 x 19 cm
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- Archives & Manuscripts
- Lady Barbarina Brand, daughter of Admiral Sir Chaloner Ogle, was a poet, dramatist, and amateur wax modeller, specializing in the modelling of horses. See: Pyke, E.J. Biographical dictionary of wax modellers, p. 35.
The letter is undated; the paper bears a watermark date of 1805.
The letter, addressed to Mrs. Wilmot (i.e., Lady Barbarina Dacre) "with Mr Flaxman's respectful compliments," provides brief instructions "to make modelling wax."
- Subject Terms:
- Dacre, Barbarina, Lady, 1767-1854 -- Correspondece.Flaxman, John, 1755-1826 -- Correspondece.Wax-modeling.
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