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Draft letter from C. D. E. Fortnum to Sir Charles Robinson, 1897, commenting on the management of the South Kensington Museum and Robinson's treatment by the authorities

Jane Dyson and Timothy Wilson

in Journal of the History of Collections

Volume 11, issue 2, pages 271-273
Published in print January 1999 | ISSN: 0954-6650
Published online January 1999 | e-ISSN: 1477-8564 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jhc/11.2.271

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This draft is in a box of Fortnum papers, supplementary to the mam Fortnum Archive, transferred from the Ashmolean Library to the Ashmolean Museum in 1999. The letter was written during the sittings of the 1897 Select Committee on Museums of the Science and Art Department, and several issues mentioned herein had been discussed in sittings of the Committee.

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Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections ; History of Art ; Social and Cultural History