DOLLMAN, John Charles, letters, autographs, documents, manuscripts

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DOLLMAN, John Charles (1851-1934). Painter.
Archive of ca 85 letters to Dollman, between 1904 and 1907, with one of 1924, primarily from notable fellow artists of the era. Much of the correspondence concerns his attempts to arrange dinners and collect funds for the Royal Artists' Benevolent Institute, for which Dollman acted as Steward.
Amongst those represented are:
 Dame Laura Knight (1877-1970): Chatty Autograph Letter Signed, 1 page 4to, 9 Langford Place, St John's Wood no date, thanking him for responding to her 'begging letter', complaining that she seems to know only impecunious, but generous, people, and assessing their mutual chances of showing at the Royal Academy.
 George Adolphus Storey (1834-1919): 2 Autograph Letters Signed, 5½ pages 8vo, 8 Royal Crescent, Ramsgate & 58 St Mary's Terrace, Paddington, 30 March & 14 April 1976, discussing a sketch that Storey is executing for the Graphic, and pictures at the Royal Academy.
 Edward R Hughes (d. 1908): Autograph Letter Signed, 1 page 8vo, 8 Edith Villas, West Kensington, 6 May 1907, sending a cheque for his dinner ticket, but wishing that someone else would eat the dinner for him as it always upsets him.
 Sir James Dromgole Linton (1840-1916): 2 Autograph Letters Signed, 1 page 4to & 2 pages 8vo, on writing paper of the Royal Institute of Painters, 19 & 20 May 1887, both written at the command of HRH The Prince of Wales, complimenting Dollman on the tableaux he had arranged for the Costume Ball.
 Edward Linley Sambourne (1844-1910): Autograph Letter Signed, 1 page 4to (oblong), Kensington, 14 November 1906, explaining that he had raised 500 guineas when steward of the Royal Artists' Benevolent Fund and feels that his conscience will let him off contributing further.
 John Seymour Lucas (1849-1923): Autograph Letter Signed, 1½ pages 8vo, West Hampstead, 6 May 1907, sending a donation and excusing the small amount on the grounds of having had a poor year.
 Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836-1912): Autograph Letter Signed, 1 page 8vo, St John's Wood, 8 May 1907, contributing 6 guineas to the fund.
 Andrew Lang (1844-1912, scholar, folklorist, poet & man of letters): Autograph Letter Signed, 1 page 8vo, St Andrews, 17 January no year, explaining that he is unable to view Dollman's golf picture.
 Sir Frank Dicksee (1853-1929): Autograph Letter Signed, 1 page 8vo, St John's Wood, 9 March no year, making an appointment.
 Sir George Clausen (1852-1944): Autograph Letter Signed, 1 page 8vo, 61 Carlton Hill, 11 November 1906, accepting an invitation to sit at Dollman's table for the Benevolent Fund dinner.
 Sir Henry Churchill Maxwell Lyte (1848-1940, deputy keeper of the public records & historian): Autograph Letter Signed, 1 page 8vo, 3 Portman Square, 20 November 1906, sending a donation to the Benevolent Fund.
 (Richard) Norman Shaw (1831-1912): 2 Autograph Letters Signed, 2 pages 8vo, Hampstead, 12 November 1906 & 5 February 1907, sending his annual cheque for the Benevolent Fund.
 Marcus Stone (1840-1921): Autograph Letter Signed, 1 page 8vo, Kensington Road, 7 November 1906, regretting that he is already 'promised to another' for the Benevolent dinner.
 Helen Allingham (1848-1926): Autograph Letter Signed, 1 page 8vo, Hampstead, 7 November 1906, regretting that she is unable to contribute to the fund that year.
 Sir Reginald Blomfield (1856-1942): Letter Signed, 1 page 8vo, 1 New Court, Temple, 7 November 1906, regretting that he had already promised his subscription to Pomeroy.
 Frank Bramley (1857-1915): Autograph Letter Signed, 1 page 8vo, Grasmere, 15 November 1906, regretting that he had already promised his subscription to Edward Stott.
 Briton Riviere (1840-1920): Autograph Letter Signed, 2 pages 8vo, Finchley Road, 7 May 1907, comfirming his intention to send a subscription, and declaring that he feels no 'better in eyes or head for the R.A. days last week'
 Edward John Gregory (1850-1909): Autograph Letter Signed, 2 pages 8vo on writing paper of the President of the Royal Institute of Painters, 25 December 1898, asking him to withdraw his resignation now that all immediate causes of dissension have been resolved within the Institute.
 Sir George James Frampton (1860-1928): Autograph Letter Signed, 1 page 4to, St John's Wood, 27 November 1906, sending a donation, in addition to one he has already sent to Stott.
 Thomas Edward Collcott (1840-1924): Autograph Letter Signed, 1½ pages 8vo, Totteridge, Herts, 2 May 1907, sending a donation for 10 guineas and explaining that he has been sent a free ticket for the dinner as President of the Royal Institute of British Architects and so will not require another.
 William Frederick Yeames (1835-1918): Autograph Letter Signed, 1 page 8vo, Hanwell, 19 November 1906, declining to contribute as he has promised to do so with another steward.
[No: 6662]


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