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      GB/NNAF/P17162
Leighton, Frederic (1830-1896) Baron Leighton of Stretton

Gender: Male

Other names
Leighton, Lord (Alternative name)

Functions, occupations and activities
Historical Painter and Sculptor

Thesaurus
HISTORY PAINTERS
SCULPTORS

Relationships
Associate relationship with Mason, George Heming (1818-1872)
Leighton provided Mason with life-long financial support.


Archival Resources
Number noted: 69

Letters (42) to Robert Browning,
Held at: Baylor University Library
Other information: NUC MS 61-2112

Letter from, 1891
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Contributor files

Letter to Hékékyan Bey, nd
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MS 37463 f. 551

Letter to Miss Brookfield, nd
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MS 38071 f. 89

Letters to Lady Dilke, 1874-85
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MS 43907

Letters to Sir Austen Layard, 1865-93
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MSS 38992-39099

Letters to W E Gladstone, 1866-93
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MSS 44411-789

Letters (10) mainly to Sidney Colvin, c1872-94
Held at: Cambridge University: Fitzwilliam Museum
Other information: HMC visit, JRS 1992

Letters (c54) to 9th Earl of Carlisle,
Held at: Castle Howard
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letters (2) to Professor Marshall written from the Athenaeum Club, 11/2/1885; ?
Held at: Exeter University Library (Special Collections)
Document reference: Marshall Papers 11, 25
Comments: Papers listed

Manuscripts copy of Leighton's method of painting as dictated to Susan and Isabel Dacre at Capri, 1875 or 1876
Held at: Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department
Document reference: Art Arch. L3

Sir William Hamo Thorneycroft papers relating to Lord Frederic Leighton,
Held at: Henry Moore Institute Archive
Document reference: Th, TII, (See : Additional Information)
Other information: HMC Henry Moore Institute correspondence file 31/07/84
Comments: See: Sir William Hamo Thorneycroft

Letters (25), 1856-90
Held at: Huntington Library
Other information: Guide to literary MSS 1979

Correspondence (102 items) with G F Watts and his wife Mary,
Held at: Kensington and Chelsea Libraries and Arts Service
Document reference: LH/1-6

Correspondence, drawings, photographs, family papers, papers and plans relating to Leighton House, Holland Park Rd, Kensington, c1856-96
Held at: Kensington and Chelsea Libraries and Arts Service
Document reference: LH/1-6

Miscellaneous letters including some to George Mason,
Held at: Kensington and Chelsea Libraries and Arts Service
Document reference: 18440, 18460-8, 18475-80, 18483-4, 18509, 21854-7, 21872, 27787, 43797, 44923, 45345-50, 45361
Other information: HMC file: London Boroughs: Kensington, letter 16.8.93

Letters and papers on the purchase of his house in Kensington for the nation, 1898
Held at: Lambeth Palace Library
Document reference: Temple papers; 5, ff 24-37; 13 ff. 229-34
Other information: Index to the Papers of Frederick Temple Archbishop of Canterbury 1896-1902
Comments: Letter of introduction and two passport sized photographs required

Letter to Egerton-Leigh, 23/6/ny
Held at: Leeds University Library, Special Collections
Document reference: BC Egerton Leigh: Literature, Science, Art & Music Autographs, p107
Comments: Access by appointment

Letter to Florence Prinsep, nd
Held at: Leeds University Library, Special Collections
Document reference: BC Miscellaneous letters, q. In album "Autographs"
Comments: Access by appointment

Letter to Frederick Robert Leyland, nd
Held at: Leeds University Library, Special Collections
Document reference: BC Miscellaneous letters, q. In album "Autographs"
Comments: Access by appointment

Letter to Sir Henry Irving, [c 29/5/1894]
Held at: Leeds University Library, Special Collections
Document reference: BC Stoker correspondence
Comments: Access by appointment

Letters (4) to Edmund Gosse, 17/10/1883, 3 nd
Held at: Leeds University Library, Special Collections
Document reference: BC Gosse correspondence. In GRAY MEMORIAL LETTERS
Comments: Access by appointment

Letter in support of C J Allen's application for the post of Instructor in Sculpture at the School of Architecture and Applied Arts, University College, Liverpool, 17/8/1894
Held at: Liverpool University: Special Collections and Archives
Document reference: D556/3/6
Comments: Handlist available. Access by appointment

Letter to Samuel Barnett, 1894
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Document reference: LMA/4266/A/137

Letter concerning pictures in Royal Holloway College Picture Gallery, 1893
Held at: London University: Royal Holloway and Bedford New College
Document reference: AR500/36
Other information: Handlist 'Royal Holloway College Archives: a guide' compiled by Derryan Paul, 1973

Correspondence (107 items) relating to the Duke of Wellington's Memorial, 1891-94
Held at: London University: University College London (UCL) Manuscripts Room
Document reference: MS ADD 72
Other information: Manuscript collections 1978
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letters (8) from, relating to the setting up and running of Manchester Art Museum,
Held at: Manchester Art Gallery
Document reference: Horsfall Papers

Correspondence (10 items),
Held at: Manchester University: John Rylands Library
Document reference: Eng MSS 1282
Comments: Detailed handlist available at counter. Access by appointment

Letters (10) to Marion Spielmann, 1887-95
Held at: Manchester University: John Rylands Library
Document reference: Eng MS 1295

Letters (19) to Fairfax Murray, 1879-92
Held at: Manchester University: John Rylands Library
Document reference: Eng MS 1281

Letters (9) to M H Spielmann, Dec 1887-Mar 1895
Held at: Manchester University: John Rylands Library
Document reference: Eng MSS 1295
Comments: Handlist available. Access by appointment

Letters, mainly to Manchester City Art Gallery, 1877-95
Held at: Manchester University: John Rylands Library
Other information: Report of Keeper of MSS, Dec 1958

Letter (copy) from Charles L Eastlake, forwarding letter mistakenly opened, 1883
Held at: National Gallery Libraries and Archive
Document reference: NG6/9
Comments: Access by appointment with the Archivist

Letters (14) to Johnes family,
Held at: National Library of Wales
Document reference: Dolaucothi

Correspondence (12 items) between George Earle Buckle (editor of The Times, 1884-1912) and Leighton, c1885-1893
Held at: News International Record Office
Document reference: PHL/2/162-173

Letters to Sir Matthew Ridley, 1893
Held at: Northumberland Record Office
Other information: List of accessions 1964

Autograph and inscription by, in autograph album of Harriet Young,
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS.Autogr. e.13
Other information: Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford (1991)

Correspondence and a sketch (1883), C 1880s
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Other information: Accessions Index 1916-
Comments: Papers listed

Letters from,
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS.Acland.d.71
Other information: Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford (1991)

Letters from,
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS.Autogr d.24
Other information: Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford (1991)

Letters from,
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS.Autogr. c.19
Other information: Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford (1991)

Letters from, concerning Dame Mary Scharlieb, c1878-1883
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS.Acland d.101
Other information: Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford (1991)

Letters from, in collection of correspondence concerning institutions and societies,
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS.Don.d.117
Other information: Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford (1991)

Letters to Edward Moore, mainly concerning his work on Dante,
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS.Eng.misc.e.84
Other information: Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford (1991)

Letters to F G Stephens, 1862-96
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS Don e 69

Letters to John Callcott Horsley and family, 1880-87
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MSS Eng c 2210-36

Letters to Sir Henry Taylor,
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS.Eng.lett.c.1
Other information: Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford (1991)

Letters to Sir Sidney Lee,
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MSS.Eng.misc.d.178
Other information: Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford (1991)

Letters to Thomas Woolner,
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MSS.Eng.lett.d.292-3
Other information: Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford (1991)

Letters to members of the Paget family,
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS.Eng.lett.c.495
Other information: Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford (1991)

Letters to members of the Sewell family,
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MSS.Autogr.d.32-34
Other information: Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford (1991)

Album of obituries (1 vol), 1896
Held at: Royal Academy of Arts
Comments: Currently uncatalogued

Correspondence, 1880-95
Held at: Royal Academy of Arts
Document reference: Leighton and passim

Letters (87) to A H Church; diary (1893); sketchbooks (43 items), 1880-95
Held at: Royal Academy of Arts
Document reference: LEI

Letters (4), January - February 1889
Held at: Royal College of Music
Document reference: MS 4253 (91-94)

Letters (4) from John Ruskin,
Held at: Ruskin Library
Document reference: L 82
Comments: Access by appointment, Handlist available, Collection formerly held at Ruskin Galleries, Bembridge School, Isle of Wight

Letters (2) to 1st Earl of Wharncliffe, 1889, 1891
Held at: Sheffield Archives
Document reference: WHM 418
Comments: Access by appointment

Death duty accounts, 1896-1897
Held at: The National Archives: Public Record Office
Document reference: IR 59/168

Correspondence with the Victoria & Albert Museum, 1868-1880
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, Archive of Art and Design
Document reference: MA/1/L960
Comments: Access by appointment only

V&A Art Referee Report by Frederic Leighton, 1868
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, Archive of Art and Design
Document reference: MA/1/L960
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letter from, to A L Baldry, 1893
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1972/4950/94
Comments: Access by appointment

Letter to "Stephen", nd
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1934/4195/29
Comments: Access by appointment

Letters (15) from, to Thomas Armstrong, 1888-1894, nd
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1976/5451/109-123
Comments: Contents list available for Armstrong correspondence. Access by appointment

Letters (2) from, to W P Frith; also letter to Mrs Frith, 1877, nd
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1922/186/140, 210, 168
Comments: Access by appointment

Letters (28) from, to various reciepients including Albert Moore, Frank Holl and his widow, 1868-1891, nd
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1979/7461/236-63
Comments: Item level descriptions available on NAL catalogue. Access by appointment

Letters (7) from, to Luke Fildes, 1876-1890, nd
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1972/6974/122-128
Comments: Access by appointment

Portrait and letters (4), 1856-1859
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1903/9000/94-98
Comments: Access by appointment

Letters to G F Watts, 1861-96
Held at: Watts Gallery

Holograph letter from, 1889
Held at: Westminster Abbey Muniment Room and Library
Document reference: 61730
Comments: Access by appointment


Date of creation: 07 November 2002, 14:42:55