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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms alb-BD1:55
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  178 x 112mm
Extent:  2 foll. + photo
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 1 of 2
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a - 2a
Language:  English
Place:  Lower Sydenham
Date:  1889-05-29
Short summary:  Asking for a review of abook on savage musical instruments by Mrs Brown. Common friends in Oxford.
Person:  Grove, George, Sir, 1820 (Clapham)-1900 (Lower Sydenham), Engineer, Director, Writer on music, author
Person:  Dawkins, William Boyd, Sir, 1837 (Buttington, near Welshpool)-1929 (Bowdon, Cheshire), Paleontologist, Geologist, Antiquarian, addressee
Person:  Acland, Henry Wentworth Dyke, Sir, 1st baronet, 1815-1900, Physician, Professor, person referred to
Person:  Brown, Mary Elizabeth, 1842-1918, Collector of musical instruments, person referred to
Person:  Müller, Friedrich Max, 1823 (Dessau)-1900 (Oxford), Orientalist, Philologist, person referred to
Person:  Stainer, John, 1840 (Southwark)-1901 (Verona), Composer, Musicologist, person referred to
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Brown, Mary Elizabeth, Musical instruments and their homes/by Mary E. Brown and Wm Adams Brown; with two hundred and seventy illustrations in pen and ink by Wm Adams Brown. The whole forming a complete catalogue of the collection of musical instruments now in possession of Mrs J. Crosby Brown. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1888. (Book)
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 2 of 2
Type of element:  portrait
Extent:  3a
Language:  English
Place:  London
Date:  1883-1885?
Comments to date:  Grove was knighted in 1883. The photographers moved to a new studio in 1885.
Short summary:  Photograph of Sir George Grove by Elliott & Fry.
Person:  Grove, George, Sir, 1820 (Clapham)-1900 (Lower Sydenham), Engineer, Director, Writer on music, portrayed
Person:  Elliott, Joseph John, 1835 (Ridge, near South Mimms)-1903 (Barnet), Photographer, person referred to
Person:  Fry, Clarence Edmund, 1840-1897, Photographer, person referred to
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Elliott & Fry [photographers] (Association)
COMMENTS
Comments:  Size of photograph: 167 x 109 mm.
IMAGES
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