Letters to George Frederic Watts and his wife Mary Seton Watts

(including a few letters addressed to other correspondents - presumably enclosed with letters to Watts or his wife)

Notes: all letters are autograph letters unless otherwise stated; page numbers refer to the pagination in the albums (onto the pages of which letters have been attached); names of correspondents and dates of letters have been standardized for purposes of clarity and do not represent a direct transcription from the letters; correspondence addresses and the extent of individual letters have not been recorded; the use of square brackets denotes uncertain information (mainly dates and a few names).

A-Z choice

A

Abbey, Mrs Edwin Austin SEE Mead, Mary Gertrude

Aberdare, Henry Austin Bruce, 1st Baron (1815-1895), statesman

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning letters from George Frederic Watts, 31 May [after 1905] (Album 15, p. 78)

Acland, Sir Henry Wentworth, 1st Bt (1815-1900), physician

8 letters to George Frederic Watts, 1870-1895 (Album 11, pp. 2-13)

Adderley, James Granville (1861-1942), Canon and political activist

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning letters from George Frederic Watts, 19 October [1905 or after] (Album 12, p. 6)

Allan, James

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning a letter from G. F. Watts, 12 July 1905 (Album 12, p. 8)

Alma-Tadema, Sir Lawrence (1836-1912), painter

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, 11 July 1898 (Box 1)

Amendola, G.B.

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, undated (Album 4, p. 89)

Arnold, Matthew (1822-1888), poet and critic

- 8 letters to George Frederic Watts, [1880]-1885 and undated (Box 1)

Atkinson, William Blake (fl. 1873-1905), poet and rector

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning a letter from G. F. Watts, 14 December 1905, together with a copy of a poem entitled Return of the Dove, (Album 12, pp. 12-13)

Aumale, Henri Eugene Philippe Louis, duc d' (1822-1897), son of Louis Philippe and soldier

- 4 letters to George Frederic Watts, 1862-1887 (Album 11, pp. 123, 125, 127, 130)

B

Barrett, A. Tilney, of Hawarden Castle

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning letters written to George James Howard, 9th Earl of Carlisle, and William Ewart Gladstone by George Frederic Watts, 29 October 1907 (Album 1, p. 21)

Bartolini, Lorenzo (1777-1850)

- Letter to Lord Holland, written in French, 13 January 1844 (Box 1)

Bayard, Thomas Francis (1829-1898), American politician and diplomat

- Letter to Mary Gertrude Mead (later Mrs Edwin Austin Abbey), 17 October 1885 (Album 13, p. 67)

- Typewritten letter to Mary Gertrude Mead (later Mrs Edwin Austin Abbey), 1 October 1885 (Album 13, p. 67)

Bayley, Ada Ellen (Edna Lyall) (1857-1903)

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, 29 July 1901 (Album 4, p. 87)

Bayliss, Sir Wyke (1835-1906), painter and writer

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning letters from George Frederic Watts, 9 September 1905 (Album 9, p. 91)

Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of (1804-1881), Prime Minister and novelist

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, [3 December 1871] (Box 1)

Bell, Henry Thomas Mackenzie (1856-1930), poet and literary critic

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning a letter from George Frederic Watts, 20 July 1905 (Album 12, p. 20)

Bell, John, of John Bell & Co., Oxford Street

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, 9 October 1894 (Album 8, p. 55)

Besant, Sir Walter (1836-1901), novelist

- 2 letters to Mary Watts, 14 June 1895 and 13 June 1898 (Box 1)

Bezzi, Giovanni Aubrey (fl. 1850), translator and author

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, undated (Box 1)

Bonaparte, Jerome (1784-1860), brother of Napoleon Bonaparte and King of Westphalia

- Letter to Lady Augusta Holland, written in French, undated (Box 1)

Bower, W.A.

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, 29 May [no year] (Box 1)

Bracht, Eugen

- Letter to unnamed correspondent, 27 September 1889 (Album 4, p. 115)

Browning, Robert (1812-1889), poet and husband of Elizabeth Barrett-Browning

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, 12 July 1889 (Box 1)

Bruce, Henry Austin SEE Aberdare, Henry Austin Bruce, 1st Baron

Bryans, Annie J.

- Letter to Mary Watts, 7 July 1905, together with a typed copy of her reminiscences of George Frederic Watts (Album 12, pp. 30-31)

C

Cameron, Julia Margaret (1815-1879), pioneer photographer

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, 3 December 1860 (Box 1)

- Letter to Charles Cameron, 25 May 1860 (Box 1)

Campbell, Lord Archibald (1846-1913), amateur artist

- 2 letters to Mary Watts concerning letters from G. F. Watts, 26 September 1905 (Album 12, p. 54)

Carlyle, Thomas (1795-1881), historian and essayist

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, 1 July 1868 (Box 1)

Cesaresco, Countess Evelyn Lilian Hazeldine Martinengo (d. 1931), writer on Italy

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning a letter from George Frederic Watts, 13 July 1905 (Album 13, p. 38)

Chartres, Robert, duc de (1840-1910)

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, 28 May 1867 (Album 11, p. 129)

Chesworth, Mary J., cousin of Charles Hilditch Rickards

- 3 letters to George Frederic Watts, 1879-1885 (pp. 22, 26-27)

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning letters written to Charles Hilditch Rickards by George Frederic Watts, 27 February 1905, (Album 2, p. 1)

Childe, Frances Christina Baldwyn (d. 1930), translator

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning a letter from George Frederic Watts, 24 June 1905 (Album 12, p. 64)

Cholmondeley, Reginald (1826-1896), landowner

- Letter to Lady Tennyson (when Mrs Tennyson), 14 February 1861 (Album 15, p. 99)

Church, Sir Arthur Herbert (1834-1915), chemistry professor

- 5 letters to George Frederic Watts, 1890-1895 (Album 8, pp. 32-37)

Clark, Sir Andrew, 1st Bt (1826-1893), physician

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, [after 23 June 1892] (Album 15, p. 59)

Collins, Arthur (1845-1911), Lieutenant-Colonel

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning a letter from George Frederic Watts, 22 October 1905 (Album 12, p. 70)

Corkran, Henriette (fl. 1885), novelist

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning a letter from George Frederic Watts, 22 June [1905 or 1906] (Album 12, p. 72)

Coronio, Aglaia Ionides

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning letters from George Frederic Watts, 12 January 1906 (Album 9, p. 95)

Costa, Giovanni

- Visiting card, with greetings written in Italian, undated (Box 1)

Crockett, Samuel Rutherford (1860-1914), novelist

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, 31 March 1901 (Box 1)

D

Dalrymple, Sophie, Lady (1829-1911), wife of Sir John Dalrymple

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, [1861] (Box 1)

Dalton, W.B., of the South London Art Gallery, Borough of Camberwell
Typewritten letter to Mary Watts, 29 January 1904 (Box 1)

Dawnrenther, S.

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning letters written to C.A. Ionides by George Frederic Watts, 30 July 1905 (Album 13, p. 2)

Denison, John Evelyn SEE Ossington, John Evelyn Denison, 1st Viscount

Démid[?]te, Monsieur

- Letter to M. Démid[?]te , written in French, undated (Album 15, p. 64)

Dilke, Sir Charles Wentworth, 2nd Bt (1843-1911), politician and writer

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning letters from George Frederic Watts, 19 July 1905, together with transcriptions of 2 newspaper cuttings (Album 12, p. 80, 87, 97)

Dobson, Austin (1840-1921), poet and man of letters

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, 17 November 1891 (Box 1)

- Letter to Mary Watts, 20 December 1900 (Box 1)

Doyle, Richard (1824-1883), artist and caricaturist

- 2 letters to George Frederic Watts, 6 February [no year] and 11 August [no year] (Box 1)

Draper, Warwick H., of Lincoln's Inn

- 2 letters to Mary Watts concerning letters from George Frederic Watts, 7 November 1904 and 30 May 1911 (Album 12, p. 100 and Album 14, p. 50)

Dufferin and Ava, Frederick Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, 1st Marquess of (1826-1902), diplomat and administrator

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, 25 January 1900 (Box 1)

- 2 typewritten letters to George Frederic Watts, 2 July 1900 and 6 December 1901 (Box 1)

Du Maurier, George (1834-1896), novelist and illustrator

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, 11 December 1894 (Box 1)

Dunboyne, Lady Maude [?]

- 2 letters to Mary Watts concerning a letter from George Frederic Watts, 19 July [1905] and 22 July [1905] (Album 13, p. 110)

Dyer, William (c. 1821-1896)

- 2 letters to George Frederic Watts, 22 February 1893 and 6 January 1894 (Album 8, pp. 52-53)

E

Earl, Ethel

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning letters from George Frederic Watts, 12 July [no year] (Album 12, p. 74)

Earle, Maria Theresa

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning letters from George Frederic Watts, 11 July 1905 (Album 9, p. 29)

Eastlake, Sir Charles Lock (1793-1865), painter, President of the Royal Academy and Director of the National Gallery

- 6 letters to George Frederic Watts, 1847-1860 (Album 11, pp. 64-65, 67-68, 70)

Eastlake, Elizabeth, Lady (1809-1893), writer and wife of Sir Charles Lock Eastlake

- 2 letters to George Frederic Watts, 1 August 1853 and 25 April 1860 (Album 11, pp. 66, 69)

Edminson, Frank H.

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning a letter from George Frederic Watts, 2 October 1905 (Album 12, p. 104)

F

Feilding, Charlotte

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning a letter from George Frederic Watts, 20 July 1913 (Album 15, p. 72)

Ford, Emily S.

- Letter to Mary Watts, [1890] (Album 4, p. 99)

Fortescue, Hugh Fortescue, 3rd Earl (1818-1905)

- 2 letters to George Frederic Watts, 14 July 1870 and 23 July 1870 (Album 4, p. 38)

Fothergill, George Algernon (1868-1945)

- Letter to J. Scott Taylor, 5 July 1925 (Box 4)

Freshfield, Douglas William (1845-1934), mountain explorer and geographer

- Letter to 'Annie' [Anne Isabella, Lady Ritchie?], 22 March 1896 (Box 1)

G

Garcia, Manuel Patricio Rodriguez (1805-1906), singer and teacher of singing

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, written in French, [1889 or 1890] (Box 1)

Gladstone, Catherine (1812-1900), wife of William Ewart Gladstone

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, undated (Box 1)

Gladstone, William Ewart (1809-1898), Prime Minister

- 14 letters and 1 postcard, 1859-1896 (Box 1)

Gosse, Sir Edmund (1849-1928), poet and writer

- 2 letters to George Frederic Watts, 23 February 1884 and 26 June 1885 (Album 13, pp. 59, 65)

Goulding, Richard L.

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning letters written to George Augustus Frederick Cavendish-Bentinck by George Frederic Watts, 7 August 1905 (Album 12, p. 22)

Graham, William, collector

- 4 letters to George Frederic Watts, 1874-1881 (Album 4, pp. 94-97)

Grey, Albert Henry George, 4th Earl (1851-1917), Governor-General of Canada

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, 4 June 1898 (Album 12, p. 105)

Gurney, Emalia (1823-1896), benefactor and wife of Russell Gurney M.P.

- Typed copy of a letter to Miss Wedgwood, [October or November] 1876 (Album 15, p. 77)

- Typed copies of extracts from 2 letters to unnamed correspondents, undated (Album 15, p. 75)

H

Hardwick, Philip Charles (1822-1892), architect

- Transcript of a letter to Williamson Matthews, 25 October 1859 (Album 14, p. 55)

Harrison, Frederic (1831-1923), writer and positivist

- 3 letters to George Frederic Watts, 1893-1897 (Album 11, pp. 52-53, 59)

- 4 letters to Mary Watts, 1894 (Album 11, pp. 54-57)

Herkomer, Sir Hubert von (1849-1914), painter

- 18 letters to George Frederic Watts, 1878-1901 (Album 11, pp. 76-79, 81-92)

Hollins, Dorothea

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning a letter from George Frederic Watts, 19 September [no year] (Album 12, p. 138)

Hopkins, Jane Ellice (1836-1904), social reformer

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, undated, together with a note entitled From the life of Ellice Hopkins by Rosa M. Barrett (extract from a paper called 'Good in Exile' an account of Freshwater by G.H.) (Album 4, p. 120)

Horsfall, Thomas Coghlan (1841-1932), art museum founder and educationalist

- 2 typewritten letters to Mary Watts concerning letters from George Frederic Watts, 9 July 1905 and 14 July 1905 (Album 12, p. 140)

Horsley, John Callcott (1817-1903), painter

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, 12 November 1885 (Box 1)

Hudson, G. W.

- 2 letters to Mary Watts concerning letters from George Frederic Watts, 10 July 1905 and 14 July 1905 (Album 9, pp.87-89)

Hughes, Thomas (1822-1896), author of Tom Brown's Schooldays

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, 13 August 1868 (Box 1)

Huxley, Thomas Henry (1825-1895), scientist and educationalist

- 2 letters to George Frederic Watts, 21 October 1878 and 7 November 1878 (Box 1)

I

- No Letters

J

Jackson, Maria (1818-1892)

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, undated (Box 2)

Janotha, Maria Cecylia Natalia (1856-1932), pianist

- 2 letters to George Frederic Watts, 17 February 1895 and [20 February 1895] (Box 2)

Joachim, Joseph (1831-1907), violinist

- 5 letters to George Frederic Watts, 4 June 1898 and undated (Box 2)

- Letter to Mary Watts, 17 July 1904 (Box 2)

Johnson, J.

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning a letter from George Frederic Watts, 25 September 1905 (Album 13, p. 14)

Joinville, Francois Ferdinand Philippe Louis, Prince de (1818-1900), son of Louis Philippe and naval officer

- 10 letters to George Frederic Watts, 1859-1863 (Album 11, pp. 118-124, 126, 128, 131)

Jowett, Benjamin (1817-1893), Master of Balliol College, Oxford

- 15 letters to George Frederic Watts, 1872-1887 and undated (Box 2)

- 3 letters to Mary Watts, 1887-1890 (Box 2)

- 2 letters to R.S. Wright, 29 July 1877 and 23 September 1886 (Box 2)

K

Kingsley, Mary Henrietta (1862-1900), traveller and writer

- Letter to Mary Watts, [5 October 1896] (Box 2)

Knight, William

- 3 letters to Mary Watts, 1905 (Album 13, p. 18)

L

Landseer, Sir Edwin Henry (1802-1873), painter

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, 7 November 1854 (Box 2)

Laurie, Arthur Pillans (1861-1949), university principal and professor of chemistry

- 7 letters to George Frederic Watts, 1890-1893 (Album 8, pp. 42-48)

Lecky, William Edward Hartpole (1838-1903), historian and essayist

- 2 letters to George Frederic Watts, 1 May 1881 and 10 December 1892 (Album 4, p. 119)

Levi, [M.?]

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning a letter from George Frederic Watts, 12 July 1905 (Album 13, p. 22)

Liddell, Kathleen M.

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning a letter from George Frederic Watts, 12 July 1905 (Album 13, p. 24)

Link, Maud H.

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning a letter written to Mrs J. Jones by George Frederic Watts, 29 July 1905 (Album 13, p. 12)

Lothian, William Schomberg Robert Kerr, 8th Marquess of (1832-1870), historian

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, 22 October 1865 (Album 4, p. 84)

Lothian, Constance Harriet Mahonese, Marchioness of (d. 1901), wife of the 8th Marquess of Lothian

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, 21 September 1864 (Album 4, p. 86)

Low, Frances Helena

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, 13 May 1885 (Album 11, p. 80)

Lutyens, Sir Edwin Landseer (1869-1944), architect and President of the Royal Academy

- Letter to Mary Watts, 28 March 1933 (Album 15, p. 95)

Luxmore, Henry Elford (d. 1926), Senior Assistant Master, Eton College

- 2 letters to George Frederic Watts, 1 February 1898 and 15 January 1900 (Box 2)

- 9 letters to Mary Watts, 1898-1926 and undated (Box 2)

M

Manning, Henry Edward (1808-1892), Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster

- 4 letters and 1 visiting card, 1881-1882 (Box 2)

Marks, Barnett Samuel (1827-1916), portrait painter

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, undated (Album 4, p. 93)

Martin, Ethel King

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning a letter from George Frederic Watts, 20 September [no year] (Album 13, p. 40)

Martineau, James (1805-1900), Unitarian divine and writer

- 3 letters to George Frederic Watts, 1873-1894 (Album 11, pp. 15-17)

- Letter to Mary Watts, 20 September 1887 (Album 11, p. 18)

Mead, Mary Gertrude (later Mrs Edwin Austin Abbey), organiser of the exhibition of Watts's paintings held at the Metropolitan Museum in New York 1884-1885

- 4 letters to George Frederic Watts, 1884-1885 (Album 13, pp. 43, 63, 66)

Megaw, Arthur Stanley (d. 1961)

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning a letter from George Frederic Watts, 15 August 1905 (Album 13, p. 90)

Meredith, George (1828-1909), novelist and poet

- 2 letters to George Frederic Watts, 8 May 1892 and 14 December 1896 (Box 2)

- 3 letters to Mary Watts, 1895-1898 and undated (Box 2)

Mill, John Stuart (1806-1873), social philosopher

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, 13 March 1873 (Box 2)

- Typed copy of a letter to Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke, 9 March 1873 (Album 12, p. 85)

Millais, Sir John Everett, 1st Bt (1829-1896), painter and President of the Royal Academy

- 10 letters and 1 note to George Frederic Watts, 1865-1896 (Box 2)

- Letter to Miss Thackeray, 30 April 1869 (Box 2)

Morley of Blackburn, John Morley, 1st Viscount (1838-1923), statesman

- 3 letters to George Frederic Watts, 1901-1903 (Box 2)

Moss, William R.

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning letters from George Frederic Watts, 29 July 1905 (Album 13, p. 94)

N

Newton, Arthur H., of the North London Colour Works

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, 10 December 1879 (Album 7, p. 16)

Newton, Sir Charles Thomas (1816-1894), archaeologist

- 8 letters to George Frederic Watts, 1852-1888 (Album 4, pp. 58-64)

Newton, Henry C.

- 6 letters and a receipt to G. F. Watts, 1872-1888 (Album 7, pp. 8, 11, 14-15, 17-18 and Album 8, p. 27)

Noel, Roden Berkeley Wriothesley (1834-1894), poet

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, 7 November 1892 (Box 2)

O

O'Brien, Mary SEE Perceval, Mary Vere

Okey, Mrs (formerly Mrs Rye)

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning a letter from George Frederic Watts, 10 July 1905 (Album 13, p. 138)

Ossington, John Evelyn Denison, 1st Viscount (1800-1873), Speaker of the House of Commons

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, 10 December 1867 (Box 1)

P

Panizzi, Sir Anthony (1797-1879), Principal Librarian of the British Museum

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, undated (Box 2)

Paton, [J.C.?], schoolmaster at Manchester Grammar School

- Letter to Mary Watts, 21 July 1905, together with a manuscript copy of a message sent to the boys of the Manchester Grammar School by George Frederic Watts, dated 23 November 1903 (Album 13, pp. 102-103)

Pearse, Annie

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning a letter from George Frederic Watts, 18 July 1905 (Album 13, p. 104)

Perceval, Mary Vere

- 2 letters to Mary Watts concerning a letter from George Frederic Watts, 15 September [no year] and 21 September [no year] (Album 12, p. 28)

Phillips, Rev. Basil

- Postcard to Mary Watts concerning a letter from George Frederic Watts, 4 August 1905 (Album 13, p. 106)

Prescott, Mrs

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning a letter from George Frederic Watts, 10 January 1900 (Album 13, p. 108)

Preston, J.K.

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning a letter from George Frederic Watts, 14 August 1907 (Album 9, p. 27)

Q

- No letters

R

Rajon, Monsieur (fl. 1870s), etcher

- Typed copy of a letter to an unnamed correspondent (possibly Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke), written in French, 4 July 1874 (Album 12, p. 98)

Rhodes, Cecil John (1853-1902), imperialist and statesman in South Africa

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, 12 May 1898 (Box 2)

- 2 letters to Mary Watts, [15 June 1899] and undated (Box 2)

Rickards, Charles Hilditch (1812-1886), papermaker and benefactor; principal patron of Watts

- 21 letters to George Frederic Watts, 1867-1880 (Album 4, pp. 2-25)

Rickards Francis P. (fl. 1855), political writer

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, 15 September 1869 (Album 4, p. 7)

Ripon, George Robinson, 1st Marquess of (1827-1909), Viceroy of India

- 2 letters to George Frederic Watts, 9 August 1895 and 28 June 1902 (Box 2)

Ritchie, Anne Isabella, Lady (1837-1919), novelist, daughter of William Makepeace Thackeray and wife of Richmond T.W. Ritchie

- 2 letters to George Frederic Watts, 30 December 1892 and undated (Box 2)

- 16 letters to Mary Watts, 1892-1903 and undated (Box 2)

- 1 letter to Mary Watts concerning letters from George Frederic Watts, 19 July [1905] (Album 13, p. 114)

Roberts, Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Earl (1832-1914), Field Marshal

- 4 letters and 1 post card, 1898 (Album 11, pp. 24-27)

- 2 letters to Mary Watts, 23 June 1898 and 23 October 1898 (Album 11, pp. 23, 28)

Rosebery, Archibald Philip Primrose, 5th Earl of (1847-1929), Prime Minister

- 33 letters to George Frederic Watts, including 1 typewritten letter, and 1 telegram, 1891-1901 (Box 3)

- Letter to Mary Watts, 31 May 1895 (Box 3)

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882), painter and poet

- 9 photocopied letters [now held at Princeton University Library], 1866-1875 and undated (Box 3)

Rossetti, William Michael (1829-1919), critic and writer

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning letters written to Dante Gabriel Rossetti by George Frederic Watts, 14 July 1905 (Box 3)

Rye, Mrs SEE Okey, Mrs

S

Salisbury, Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of (1830-1903), Prime Minister

- 2 letters to George Frederic Watts, 21 April 1882 and 24 April 1882 (Album 4, p. 88)

Salt, Henry Shakespear Stephens (1851-1939), biographer and literary critic

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning letters from George Frederic Watts, 19 July 1905 (Album 14, p. 2)

Schreiner, Olive Emilie Albertina (1855-1920), authoress

- 3 letters to George Frederic Watts, 1893 (Album 11, pp. 104-107, 109)

- Letter to Mary Watts, 5 October 1893 (Album 11, p. 108)

Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th Earl of (1801-1885), philanthropist and social reformer

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, 26 March 1862 (Box 3)

Simpson, Gaynor

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning a letter from George Frederic Watts, 2 August 1905 (Album 14, p. 7)

Smith, James, of Blundell Sands

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning letters from George Frederic Watts, 9 July 1905 (Album 14, p. 9)

Spencer, Charlotte, Countess (1835-1903), wife of the 5th Earl Spencer

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, 13 July 1871 (Box 3)

Spurgeon, Charles Haddon (1834-1892), Baptist preacher

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, 15 March [no year] (Album 4, p. 106)

- Letter to [Mr Johnson], 1 March [no year] (Album 4, p. 105)

Stanley, Arthur Penrhyn (1815-1881), Dean of Westminster

- 2 letters to George Frederic Watts, [1869] and 3 August 1870 (Album 4, p. 117)

Stanley, Lady Dorothy (d. 1926), wife of the explorer Henry Moreton Stanley

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, 10 May 1898 (Box 3)

Stepniak, Sergius (1852-1895), dissident and miscellaneous writer

- Letter to Emily S. Ford, 28 April [1890] (Album 4, p. 100)

Strachey, Henry (1863-1940), painter and art critic

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning a letter from George Frederic Watts, 12 July 1905 (Album 14, p. 40)

Strachey, John St Loe (1860-1927), journalist

- Typewritten letter to Mary Watts, 15 July 1905, together with typewritten notes, with manuscript annotations, of conversations with George Frederic Watts (Album 14, pp. 41-47)

Street, Alice, daughter of Henry Tanworth Wells

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning a letter from George Frederic Watts, 5 August 1905 (Album 9, p. 75)

Swynnerton, Annie Louisa (1844-1933), painter

- Letter to Mary Watts, undated (Box 3)

T

Taylor, Helen (1831-1907), advocate of women's rights and step-daughter of John Stuart Mill

- Typed copy of a letter to Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke, 10 November [no year] (Album 12, p. 93)

- Typed copy of a letter to Lady Dilke, 20 November 1873 (Album 12, p. 94)

Taylor, J. Scott, of the North London Colour Works

- 55 letters to George Frederic Watts, 1892-1903 (Album 7, pp. 19, 24, 26, 30, 33-34, 36, 40-41, 44, 47, 50-51, 53, 55, 57, 62, 64, 67, 70, 74, 76, 82, 84, 86, 88, 94, 98-99, 101,105 and Album 8, pp. 2-3, 5, 7-14, 16a, 18, 20, 22-23)

- 4 letters to Mary Watts, 1905-1906 (Album 7, p. 2 and Album 8, pp. 28-29)

- Letter to Sir Philip Burne-Jones, 21 November 1924 (Album 7, p. 105)

Taylor, John Edward (1830-1905), newspaper proprietor and art collector

- 2 letters to Charles Hilditch Rickards, 14 June 1865 and [12 September 1865] (Album 2, pp. 1, 6)

Taylor, L. Lucy A., daughter of Tom and Laura Taylor

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning letters written to her parents by George Frederic Watts, 9 September 1905 (Album 9, p. 1)

Taylor, Tom (1817-1880), dramatist and editor of Punch

- Letter to John Edward Taylor, 17 June 1865 (Album 2, p. 1)

Temple, Frederick (1821-1902), Archbishop of Canterbury

- 3 letters to George Frederic Watts, 1879-1880 (Album 4, pp. 111-113)

Tennant, Dorothy SEE Stanley, Lady Dorothy

Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron (1809-1892), Poet Laureate

- 2 letters to George Frederic Watts, 1 April 1862 and 27 December 1872 (Box 3)

Tennyson, Eleanor

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, 18 December 1882 (Box 3)

Tennyson, Emily Sarah, Lady (1813-1896), wife of Alfred, Lord Tennyson

- 2 letters to George Frederic Watts,15 August 1890 and 1 November 1890 (Box 3)

- 4 letters to Mary Watts, 1893-1894 (Box 3)

Tennyson, Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron (1852-1928), 1st son and biographer of Alfred Lord Tennyson

- 9 letters to George Frederic Watts, 1885-1901 (Box 3)

- 10 letters to Mary Watts, 1886-1901 (Box 3)

Thorburn, Robert (1818-1885), miniature painter

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, [1849 or 1850] (Album 14, p. 73)

Thrupp, Robert W., of Winsor and Newton

- Letter to Mary Watts, 28 July 1892 (Album 7, p. 21)

Tirard, Helen Mary, wife of the physician Sir Nestor Isidore Charles Tirard

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning a letter from George Frederic Watts, 10 July 1905 (Album 9, p. 5)

Tristram, Flora

- 2 letters to Mary Watts concerning a letter from George Frederic Watts, 8 July 1905 and 15 July 1905 (Album 9, p. 3)

Tyndall, John (1820-1893), scientist

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, 24 March 1873 (Album 4, p. 118)

U-V

- No letters

W

Walker, Elsie M.

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning a letter from George Frederic Watts, 12 July 1905 (Album 9, p. 83)

Walker, Frederick William (1830-1910), schoolmaster

- Letter to Charles Hilditch Rickards, [1866] (Album 4, p 1.)

Wallis, George Augustus

- Typed copy of a letter to William Spence, undated (Album 14, p. 33)

Wedgwood, Miss

- Typed copy of a letter to Emalia Russell Gurney, 30 December 1866 (Album 15, p. 77)

Wells, Henry Tanworth (1828-1903), portrait painter

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, 12 January 1882 (Album 9, p. 74)

Wemyss, Grace, Lady (d. 1946), wife of the 8th Earl of Wemyss

- Letter to Mary Watts concerning a letter from George Frederic Watts, undated (Album 9, p. 85)

Westminster, Hugh Lupus Grosvenor, 1st Duke of (1825-1899)

- 21 letters to George Frederic Watts, 1870-[1888] (Album 4, pp. 29-54)

Wilkins, William Noy (b. 1820), surveyor and landscape painter

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, 20 November 1873 (Album 8, p. 57)

Winslow, Henry (b. 1874), painter and etcher

- 2 letters to J. Scott Taylor, 14 March 1924 and 23 March 1924 (Box 4)

Winsor and Newton, Messrs.

- 4 letters to G. F. Watts from unnamed members of staff at Messrs Winsor and Newton, 1866-1896 (Album 7, pp. 1, 9, 28-29)

Wright, R.S.

- Letter to George Frederic Watts, 31 July 1877 (Box 3)

X-Y

- No letters

Z

Zaehnsdorf, J.H.

- Typed letter to Mary Watts concerning a letter of George Frederic Watts, 14 July 1905 (Album 12, p. 49)