To Josephine Butler

Scope and Content

Photocopy of partial letter. No date but reference to 'a further sitting'. Josephine Butler's sitting for GF Watts which took place in Oct 1895. Also reference to 'Tom Brown' author of Tom Brown's School Days' first published in 1857. So date of letter would be after 1857 perhaps when author, Thomas Hughes, was Principal of the 'Working Men's College 1872-1883.

Administrative / Biographical History

Thomas Hughes was the author of 'Tom Brown's Schooldays' published anonymously in 1857.

See letters Josephine Butler to Miss Priestman 6 Oct 1895 and 27 Oct 1895.

Biog: Thomas Hughes (1822-1896)