File NEWB5/4/08 - Material relating to the sale of the Hood Collection

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Material relating to the sale of the Hood Collection


  • 1913 - 1924 (Creation)

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1 cm, 1 folder

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(23 April 1869 - 7 August 1949)

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Material relating to the sale of the Hood Collection.


-Letter to Lord George Carnavon relating to his purchase of items from the Hood collection, 30 August 1913, and response 1 September 1913

-Letter from Newberry to Mrs Hood regarding the sale and value of her collection, 6 September 1913, and draft of same

-Photographs and postcards of objects identified as being from the Hood collection

-Handwritten (not by Newberry) extracts from Mrs Frankland Hood's diary, 1858-9

-Cutting titled 'The Hood Collection of Egyptian Antiquities' by Newberry, 1924

-Three letters from Mrs Grace Hood relating to the sale of her collection including the items sold to Lord Carnavon, 11-28 September 1913

-Letter from Sotheby's to Newberry relating to the sale of the Hood collection with lot valuations and a list of items and their estimated value, 3 November 1924

-Notes on items in the Hood Collection and their value

-Letter from Newberry to Mrs Hood relating to the sale and value of her collection with list of approximate value of items, 13 October 1913

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