Photographs

Scope and Content

Black and White photographs of 14 Grafton Street. These are

  • Two identical photographs of the exterior, one mounted on board. The ground floor window bears the name, J. Havilland and the first floor, Guerlain. It is unknown when these photographs were taken or their source.
  • Five interior photographs showing hall and stairways. These show both Havilland and Catchpole & Williams signs. The photographs are copies from the London Metropolitan Archive numbers 64/4117 - 64/4120 and 70/2063.

Connected to these photographs are two items of correspondence:

  • Letter from Michael Pollock, Royal Asiatic Society Librarian, to Mr M. Scott, Senior Librarian, London Metropolitan Archives, to state that he had recently purchase 5 photographs of 14 Grafton Street from London Metropolitan Archives and seeking permission to use them, with attribution, in displays. Typed, dated 6 April 1998.
  • Letter from Mick Scott, Senior Librarian, London Metropolitan Archives, to Michael Pollock, Royal Asiatic Society Librarian, to state he is happy for the photographs to be added to the Society's archive and to remind that a reproduction fee would be payable if there were used in any publication. Typed with printed letterhead, dated 28 April 1998.

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