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Edward Robert Hughes Letters


Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]

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Hughes, Edward Robert, 1851-1914

Edward Robert Hughes, an English painter of romantic and historical genre pictures and portraits, was the nephew of Arthur Hughes (1832-1915), an English Pre-Raphaelite painter, and assistant to William Holman Hunt, one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.

The collection consists of approximately 155 letters by Hughes to his friend and patron Mrs. Sydney Morse. Also present are several letters to Sydney Morse and Corydon [Morse?].

Arranged chronologically.

Purchased from Julian Browning in 1993 (AM1993-98).

Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager '2015 in 2012.

No appraisal information is available.

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Collection Inventory

Letters to Mrs. Sydney Morse, 1883-1912. 10 folders.
Physical Description

10 folders

Letters to Corydon, 1907-1912. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Letters from 2 unidentified people, 1910. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

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