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  • Letter from Hamo Thornycroft to Helen Allingham, December 27, 1907
    Multi-Page Item | 6 pages | 1907 | William Allingham papers, 1846-1920One letter from English sculptor Hamo Thornycroft to Helen Allingham, sending Helen two tickets and inviting her to visit his studio in Kensington should she be in town during the next few weeks. Thornycroft invites Helen to view the statue of Tennyson he is working on. He asks she visit on an afternoon after the 12th of January, except for Saturday and Monday afternoons.