Selected archive documents relating to pre-18th Century portraits
Letter from Charles Barry to Sir George Scharf, dated 26 May 1859, offering to sell the portrait of Selden to the National Portrait Gallery and giving details of the portrait's provenance. Note written by William Cole, one of the owners of the portrait of Selden, stating how he acquired it.
by Gilbert Soest
Documents relating to 18th Century and Regency portraits
Documents relating to Victorian portraits
Documents relating to 20th Century portraits
Collected Archives handlist