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Lucas, John Seymour (1849-1923) 

Gender: Male

Functions, occupations and activities
London portrait and genre painter; exhibited Royal Academy of Arts and elsewhere (1867-1893); collector of costume, prints, drawings and alphabet books. Married Marie Elizabeth Cornelissen, a painter and book illustrator (1877)


Family relationship with Lucas, John (1807-1874)

Archival Resources
Number noted: 7

Letter to,
Held at: City of Westminster Archives Centre
Document reference: Acc 988/33

Letter to Lady Caroline Bennet Lawes, c 1852-1893
Held at: Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies
Document reference: D/ELw F100
Comments: Papers listed

Letters (12) to M H Spielmann, 1888-1912
Held at: Manchester University: John Rylands Library
Document reference: Eng MSS 1302
Comments: Handlist available. Access by appointment

Letter to Mrs Wheatley regarding accidents, and another to Hester Pengelly regarding Kent's cavern and Torquay Museum ( 2 items), 16/1/1891; 18/5/1892
Held at: Torquay Museum
Document reference: AR.1148, 1149
Comments: Papers listed

Papers, 1880-1920
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, Archive of Art and Design
Document reference: AAD/1983/12
Comments: Access by appointment

Collection of letters (33), mostly to him and to John Lucas, 1829-1918
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1979/5116/616-649
Comments: Access by appointment

Letter from, to Sir Edward Poynter; also letters (15) and postcard from, to Isidore Spielmann; also postcard to, from W P Frith, 1897-1914, nd
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1999/2/1522-1538, MSL/1917/229/159; MSL/1979/7461/169
Comments: Access by appointment

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