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Letters from George Wallis to W.R. Lowe, 1842.

Author: George Wallis; W R Lowe
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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In a long letter Wallis discusses his theories and methods of work, describing his system of observation and drawing from memory. He also discusses a picture by Landseer, the difficulties of using certain colors and mentions his work with the Spitalfields School of Design. In a fragment of another letter he discusses the character of Courvoisier, Good, and Sheridan in light of Brindley's phrenological theories; the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Named Person: Thomas Landseer; Thomas Landseer
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: George Wallis; W R Lowe
OCLC Number: 81036173
Notes: Hologaphs, signed.
Description: 2 items

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In a long letter Wallis discusses his theories and methods of work, describing his system of observation and drawing from memory. He also discusses a picture by Landseer, the difficulties of using certain colors and mentions his work with the Spitalfields School of Design. In a fragment of another letter he discusses the character of Courvoisier, Good, and Sheridan in light of Brindley's phrenological theories; the letter is illustrated with sketches of the three men.

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