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      GB/NNAF/P21867
Owen, Sir Francis Philip Cunliffe- (1828-1894) Knight

Gender: Male

Other names
Owen, Sir Philip Cunliffe (Alternative name)

Functions, occupations and activities
Born 8 June 1828; served in the Royal Navy (for 5 years); married (1854) Tenny; worked in the Science and Art department (from 1854); Deputy general superintendent (1857), Assistant director (1860), Director (1873-1893), South Kensington Museum; CB (1873); KCMG and CIE (1878); KCB (1886); retired (1893); died at Lowestoft (23 March 1894)

Thesaurus
ART GALLERY DIRECTORS

Archival Resources
Number noted: 6

Letter to M J Guest, 1878
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MS 57938 f. 59
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letters (10) to Sir Austen Layard, 1876-83
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MSS 39009, 39035-37
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letters to T H S Escott, 1884-1886
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MS 58789 ff. 43-45v
Comments: Access by appointment only

Correspondence with the Victoria & Albert Museum, 1974-1893
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, Archive of Art and Design
Document reference: MA/1/O531
Comments: Access by appointment only

Correspondence and papers referring to his visit to Russia, relating to the reproduction of Russian plate and other objects, 1880-1881
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/
Comments: Access by appointment

Correspondence with Sir Henry Cole, 1871-1877
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/ (Box 15)
Comments: Access by appointment only


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