Contents and Arrangement

Letter to "My Dear William", 1853

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists chiefly of selected correspondence of William Holman Hunt. Correspondents include Arthur Hughes, Helena Faucit Martin, John Everett Millais, William Michael Rossetti, John Ruskin, Thomas Woolner, Henry van Dyke, and others. Some of Hunt's letters are addressed to his friend "Bradley" where Hunt writes about his painting The Triumph of the Innocents. Also included is a copy of Hunt's pamphlet on Alfred Tennyson's poem "The Lady of Shallott," upon which he based one of his paintings, and some family letters and photographs.

Collection History


AM 78-8

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

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.

Credit this material:

Letter to "My Dear William"; Princeton University Library Collection of William Holman Hunt Materials, C1071, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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