Alternative Reference numberRP/146
TitleJames Montgomery to Miss Mary Roberts, written from The Mount, Sheffield
DescriptionHe agrees to sit for his portrait by Mr Smith but asks for a delay of two or three months as it will be his fourth sitting in three months. He has sat to Mr Ellis for a medallion, to Mr Milnes of London for a bust and to Mr Paulson for a crayon portrait to please a Liverpool publisher bringing out a series of lithographs. “If faces could be worn out with being looked at, mine must be too far gone to produce a good impression, a proof copy would be a marvel”. Mentions meeting her recently between Wilkinson Street and Spring Street and not recognizing her. Apologises. Postscript saying that he has a high opinion of Mr Richard Smith.

3 pages. (Bundle 4)
Date24 Feb 1852
Extent1 item
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