Reference numberNLB/45/228
Alternative reference numberNLB/45 p138
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Messrs Lafayette Ltd
Date23 January 1912
Description'My attention has been called by several Fellows of the Society to a circular which they have received from you asking for a sitting for a group portrait of the Fellows of the Society in connection with the forthcoming celebrations of its 20th anniversary.
In view of the correspondence which passed between us in December and of my letter of the 11th December, the issue of the circular seems premature, and I think that wording - especially of the first sentence - is unfortunate, as it gives, and has given, to some of the recipients the impression that the Society has decided to form a group portrait of the Fellows, and that, as you know is not the case. As stated in my letter of December 1, it would be better to take no steps in pursuance of your proposal until the programme of proceedings is more matured, when your suggestion will come up for consideration.'
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