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LEI Leighton papers 1880-1896
LEI/44 Letters from Frederic Leighton to Sir Arthur Herbert Church 1880-1895
                        >LEI/44/90 G. Aitchison, 150 Harley Street, to Prof. Church 28 Feb 1896
Reference CodeLEI/44/90
TitleG. Aitchison, 150 Harley Street, to Prof. Church
Date28 Feb 1896
Extent & Medium1 piece
Content DescriptionThanking Church for his kind words on the passing of his dear friend. He has hundreds of his letters, written on business, but also when in high spirits in Syria and Egypt. He thinks Leighton's was the most brilliant personality of the century. He discusses the possibility of preserving Leighton's house and surroundings, although worries that some would find this smacked of self advancement.