To David Roberts, 11 December 1859

Period: 
1851-1860

To DAVID ROBERTS,1 11 DECEMBER 1859

MS Private.

TAVISTOCK HOUSE,

TAVISTOCK SQUARE, LONDON. W.C.

Sunday Eleventh December 1859

My dear David Roberts

Forster is not asked. I had no idea there was anything amiss between you,2 but it happens that he is not one of the party, and that it all falls out right.

Faithfully [?Ever]3

CD.

  • 1. David Roberts, RA (1796-1864; Dictionary of National Biography), painter. Travelled widely in Europe, Egypt and Syria, publishing works with his topographical illustrations. He had probably met CD through Stanfield. See further Pilgrim Letters 5, p. 522, n.4.
  • 2. The cause of the misunderstanding not discovered, though Forster was famously rebarbative. CD had already touched on this rift (To Roberts, 30 Nov 59).
  • 3. Word uncertain.