NPG 1407 (1a)

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Letter from Cecil Rhodes to G.F. Watts, dated
12 May 1898, announcing his wish to be painted by the artist.


May 12 1898

Dear Sir,
I told Mrs Stanley I would like you to paint me
as yours are the best and I owe a likeness to Bulawago - to my people. I did not know you would do it as I was told you were particular