NPG P215 (1b)

Letter from G.F. Watts to Julia Margaret Cameron, undated, assessing her recent photographs.


boy spoils the whole picture, what would not do in a painting will not do in a Photograph, but I am delighted with the amount of gradation you have obtained.
Please do not send me valuable mounted copies, you (illegible) send me any (illegible) defective unmounted impressions, I shall be able to judge just as well & shall be just as much charmed with success & shall not feel that I am taking money from you,
I am indeed peeved about (illegible) it is a shocking calamity.
I have not time to write more for I am very hard at work trying to get ready for Freshwater, amongst the things I am at this moment designing a St John