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  • Letter from Frederick Tayler to Helen Allingham, March 29, 1875
    Multi-Page Item | 4 pages | 1875 | William Allingham papers, 1846-1920One letter from British painter and printmaker Frederick Tayler to Helen Allingham, regarding Helen's nomination to the Royal Watercolor Society. Tayler expresses his happiness to have helped, alongside Mr. Alfred Hunt, to second Helen's nominations. He expresses his desire to become better acquainted with Helen. In a postscript, Tayler writes his daughter hopes Helen rememb...