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 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds — DCPP/AMO

Diaries and photographs of Anne Elizabeth Fisher (Annie Bennett Pike, later Annie Amos), 1852-05-23 - 1891

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/AMO
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries and photograph album, with some loose enclosures. The diaries provide a detailed description of the daily social life of a wealthy young lady during the Victorian era, in London and on visits around the country, including dinners, dances and parties, concerts, galleries, theatre and academic lectures. From 1864, Anne gave detailed accounts of sermons she had heard and exhibitions in London, also describing first-hand significant national events such as the funeral of Lord...
Dates: 1852-05-23 - 1891
Conditions Governing Access: Open. Access to transcripts may be provided as an alternative.
 Series — DCPP/AMO/2

Diary of Anne Elizabeth Fisher, vol II, 1853-06-25 - 1854-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/AMO/2
Scope and Contents Includes small sketch of an anteater and a pressed leaf, with list of books read in 1853-54 at back. Notable entries include: (July 1853) visits to the Royal Academy, with details of some of the paintings seen; (16 July) move into the new house, 14 York Place; (20 July) visit to see the 'Aztec Lilliputians' at Hanover Square Rooms; (12 August) rumour that Professor [William Webster] Fisher is to marry Kate Woodham; (22-30 August) holiday in the Isle of Wight, returning via Portsmouth and a...
Dates: 1853-06-25 - 1854-04-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Open. Access to transcripts may be provided as an alternative.
 Item

Letter to Myers from Mary Ward about how she and her husband feel about having the portrait hang in their own home for a period, 19140724

Reference Code: GBR/3377/CSMyers/1/12
Scope and Contents

Mary Ward expresses the view that, although she and her husband would be proud to have the portrait hang in their home for a while, they would not want to prevent it being more widely seen. She leaves the decision of where it should hang to Myers.

Dates: 19140724
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Letter to Myers from Mary Ward about the portrait of her husband, Professor James Ward, 19140317

Reference Code: GBR/3377/CSMyers/1/11
Scope and Contents

Mary Ward thanks Myers for the 'photogravure' of the portrait that has been sent to them, which they are very pleased with. She also proposes the idea of a gallery of portraits of Cambridge men in the Fitzwilliam Museum: this could include portraits like the one of her husband on permanent display, and temporary loans from other collections to add interest.

Dates: 19140317