Document ReferenceOs C 594
TitleLetter from [H. Petty-Fitzmaurice], 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne, Bowood, Wiltshire, to J.E. Denison; 9 Jan. n.y. [1854]
Date9 January 1854
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionHas heard from the Cannings that the Denisons have returned from Italy; refers to impossibility of Government purchasing [Hiram] Powers' statue ['America']; comments on for Prince Albert's plan for 'National Institution' at Kensington that will outstrip Sydenham palace; refers to visit to Windsor where he saw work of new Scots painter Mr Phillip [John Phillip]; comments that he has had news of British fleet in Black Sea; sends regards to Lady Charlotte.
Termart, paintings, John Phillip
buildings, palaces
art, statues
navies, British

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1109Canning; Charles J. (1812-1862); Earl Canning; governor general of India 1856-18621812-1862
NA9797Canning; Charlotte (1817-1861); Countess Canning; neé Stuart1817-1861
NA986Albert (1819-1861); Prince Consort; (Saxe-Coburg-Gotha; husband of Queen Victoria)1819-1861
NA1016Scott; Charlotte (1806-1889); Viscountess Ossington; née Cavendish-Bentinck m 1827 J.E. Denison Viscount Ossington1806-1889
NA9740Powers; Hiram (1805-1873); Mr; American sculptor1805-1873
NA8679Phillip; John (1817-1867); Mr; painter1817-1867
NA6250Fitzmaurice; Henry Petty- (1780-1863); 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne; succeeded 18181780-1863
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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