File 1.13 - Letter from Alfred Chantrey Corbould to Mr. Burnand

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Letter from Alfred Chantrey Corbould to Mr. Burnand

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  • 1884 (Creation)
    Corbould, Alfred Chantrey, 1852-1920

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1 file.

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Alfred Chantrey Corbould (1852-1920), artist and illustrator, studied with his uncle Charles Keene, who introduced him to Punch, where much of his work was published.

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Provenance: purchased by Lowens from Julian Browning Rare Books & Manuscripts

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Autograph Letter Signed “A.C. Courbould”, to Mr. Burnand, incorporating an original signed cartoon of Receiving Day at the Royal Academy in 1894, called “A Fact”. His correspondent is Sir Francis C. Burnand (1836-1917), author, editor of Punch. The cartoon shows a porter receiving a canvas from an artist. “R.A. Porter to Stodge, delivering his picture: ‘stonishing lot o Rubbish sent in this year Sir. Moo’ damaging to th’ [h]eys Sir.’”

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Accession 2020-023, Box 1, Folder 13

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