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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 86, April 14, 1852

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Identifier: DX01121684

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 86, April 14, 1852

Description: Comments on Thomas Powell and John Brougham.

Transcription:

the bye I think I should naturally distrust that man [Thomas Powell]’s physiognomy. He has a low English face, and an unpleasant sort of deferential way of speaking. / [John] Brougham is a good looking, genial, witty pleasant man, — with an Irishman’s appreciation and capacity for drollery. I like him. / Return and at work on the mahogany, Reveille poster, which I finished at 3 1/2, headache, toothache and internal agonizations stomachic-worrying torments the while. To [Cornelius] Mathews with Block. Talk with him. He going with the stream against [Lajos] Kossuth. Bah! [words crossed out] / Dined at Excelsior, called again at the Lantern Office, then returned, did a drawing on Wood for Story, took it down at night-fall through the sluggishly dripping rain, left it

Rights: NoC-US

Place:

Dates: 1852-04-14

Type(s): Diary
Page

Maker/Creator: Gunn, Thomas Butler, 1826-1903

Subjects: Artists
Diaries
Irish

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