Sunday, November 12, 2006

Where Are They Now? (Correspondence Edition)

To the historian's mind, what's worse than losing a painting? Losing historical documents.

Here is evidence from the minute books of three letters that we would dearly love to locate:

On Feby. 27, 1917, three original letters from Mrs. Ralph Blakelock to Roy Ricketts were placed in the hands of A.H. Ullrich for safe keeping.

R.E. Power secretary
(Ricketts may have been of the Moulton & Ricketts Gallery in Chicago, which had shown Blakelock's work.)


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