Letter from Luke Fildes to Tom Taylor


An Autographed Letter Signed (ALS) from Luke Fildes to Tom Taylor. The letter begins with "Dear Mr. Taylor" and inquires as to whether he has found his umbrella, "It was not left here. I am almost certain I saw you with it as we talked together at the gate ... " Sir Samuel Luke Fildes (3 October 1843–28 February 1927) was an English painter and illustrator born in Liverpool and trained at the South Kensington and Royal Academy schools, known for his woodcut designs for magazines. He illustrated Charles Dickens' Edwin Drood (1870). Tom Taylor (1817-1880), was a critic, dramatist, and editor of Punch. Part of a collection of letters written by illustrators of Charles Dickens' works.

In Collection:
Creator Contributor Subject Language Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 1 leaf (folded)
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 52.16045, -0.70312
  • 51.50853, -0.12574
Additional physical characteristics
  • Handwritten text oriented in different directions on both sides of a single folded leaf with letterhead "11, Melbury Road, Kensington.W."
  • 19th Century Manuscripts Collection
  • For further information please contact Special Collections and University Archives.
Provider Genre Archival item identifier
  • Accession Number: 2020-037
  • File: 1.14
Fonds title Fonds identifier Is referenced by Date digitized
  • September 15, 2020
Technical note
  • 800 dpi TIFF. Metadata by KD.

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