NURSEY, Claude Lorraine. 19866



A series of seven Autograph Letters Signed, to Henry Mogford, the exhibition organiser, about arranging an exhibition in Norwich, discussing the likely expenses, local support, the formation of a Committee, and much else. 7 letters, 21 pp., in good condition, neatly tipped together on to an old album page. Norwich, 1855. Claude Lorraine Nursey (1820-1973), landscape painter. In 1849 he joined the Belfast School of Design and continued there until about 1855 when he removed to the school at Norwich. While in Belfast he was eminently successful by his zeal and power of organization in the management of the school and in interesting the manufacturers of the city in the subject of industrial art. He finally settled in his native county and was for some time Secretary of the Norwich Fine Arts Association.