Document ReferenceOs C 171
TitleLetter from [H. Leveson-Gower], Duchess of Sutherland, Stafford House, London, to J.E. Denison, Ossington, Nottinghamshire; 5 Apr. 1840
Date5 April 1840
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas been shown Denison's letter concerning German artists by the Duke [of Sutherland] and asks to see Mr Collman's drawings; believes German artists will find work although situation is delicate with English artists; discusses new decorations at Trentham Hall; needs to know what preparations are required for Collman's work [fresco]; congratulates Denison on introducing new style.
Termpatronage, artistic
art, artists
art, fresco

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA9467Gower; George G. Sutherland-Leveson- (1786-1861); 2nd Duke of Sutherland; succeeded 18331786-1861
NA9722Collman; L.W. (fl 1840-1849); Mr; architect and house decoratorfl 1840-1849
NA6696Gower; Harriet E.G. Sutherland-Leveson- (1806-1868); Duchess of Sutherland; wife of 2nd Duke1806-1868
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
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