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LONDON, SATURDAY, JANUARY 5, 1867. already expressed to the Dean my opinion of the

unsatisfactory condition of the picture-not only

that it was encumbered with masses of dirt and CONTENTS.-No 262.

false paint, but that the original portrait still lay NOTES:- Westminster Portrait of Richard II., 1 - Catho.

dormant underneath-I naturally took great in-
Jic Periodicals, 2 - Broken Pottery of Ancient Times, 4 -
Original Letters of Leigh Hunt, 1b - Aelivs Donatvs terest in each step of the proceedings as they
Septem Sapientibvs Scholarvm Angliæ Pvblicarvm S.P.D.,

were put into execution. As a spectator, taking a
6 - Morkin, or Mortkin, 7 - Christmas Day, Ib. — In-
edited Letter of King James VI. to the King of Navarre careful cognizance of all that went on, I can per-
Lunar Influence - Errors in Parish Registers: the Dali haps render a more impartial statement than
mahoy Family - Old Recollections – Vessel-cup Girls —
Literary Mystification, 8.

even those more immediately concerned in the QUERIES: - Irish Pamphlets, 9 - Extraordinary Assem- operation. Before anything was done to remove

· Burning of the Jesuits' Books - Calla the old paint, I took an opportunity of making a bre - A Christening Sermon - Lord Coke and the Court

careful tracing of the head, hands, crown, and of Star-Chamber - French Topography - Jenyns Queries - Sir Godfrey Kneller – Hannah Lightfoot – Mary Queen sceptre, with various details of the dress, that of Scots - Large Silver Medal - Morocco - Edward Nor- might serve as an accurate record of what the gate: a Chain Organ – Papal Bulls in favour of Freema. sons - Petrarch: Himultruda - Scot, a Local Prefix -- picture had been up to that period. I obtained a Shakespeare's Bible - Stricken in Years - Wedderburn faithful transcript of the projecting patterns of and Franklin, 10.

the diapered background, by rubbing the surface QUERIES WITH ANSWERS: Cyriack Skinner

Henry Hudson - Stafford, Talbot, &c. -- St. John's Gospel, 12.

of my tracing paper with soft leather sprinkled

with black-lead. “As this diaper was very irreREPLIES:- French Books on England, 14 - Chaplains to

the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, &c., 16 — Roundels: gularly constructed, it would have been quite in-
Verses on Fruit Trenchers, 18 – Dutch Ballad, 19 - The sufficient for me to copy a single portion and re-
Dawson Family, 20 — Americanisms- The Pipe of Tobacco,
&c. - Eglinton Tournament - Lord Brax field - Agudeza peat it mechanically to serve for the rest.

Illuminated Missal – Inscription at Champéry – Cheese The picture is painted on an enormous block of
Well - Gold pronounced “Goold” – “Hamlet: House oak; composed, in fact, of several smaller planks

- -
"Shakespeare said it First"-Dante - America and Carica most skilfully joined together. The coatings of
tures - Heraldic Queries - Arms of Prussia --- Book

dedi- paint covering the picture were very difficult to cated to the Virgin Mary, &c., 21.

remove; but, at length, Mr. Richmond's labour Notes on Books, &c.

was rewarded by the discovery of the real pic-
ture underneath- a genuine tempera painting of

Richard's own time; revealing a perfectly dif-

ferent face from that which had been removed. WESTMINSTER PORTRAIT OF RICHARD II.

In lieu of dark staring eyes of a rich brown colour,

massive brown eyebrows, dark hair, and a ruddy The pages of “N. & Q.” are such a natural de- smiling mouth, with deep solid shadows to the positary for records of historical events, both in features, they recovered à mild, soft, youthful art and literature, that, although the subject has face, with gold-brown waving hair, blue-grey already been made known elsewhere, I feel desirous eyes, heavy eyelids, and a sorrowful drooping to secure in these columns a brief statement re mouth-all of which accord with the celebrated specting the change that has recently come over Diptych at Wilton House, and correspond with the well-known Jerusalem-Chamber portrait of the known weak and vacillating character of the Richard II. Ever since the time of the Manchester timid and misguided monarch himself. Exhibition in 1857, when it was first seen during the ermine cape had been overlaid with repeated coats present century in open daylight, artists and judges of colour, and the originally delicate ermine spots competent to form a fair opinion upon it, agreed had been distorted into strange twisted masses of that the picture had been grossly painted over, solid black paint, that had neither heraldic nor and that the surface of the painting no longer pre- any other significance to justify them. The folds sented a trustworthy appearance. These opinions of the crimson robe had been overlaid and perwere renewed in the course of the recent Portrait verted by the brush of some clumsy house-painter; Exhibition at South Kensington; and Mr. George and not only the drawing but the action of the Richmond, R.A., the excellent portrait-painter, fingers had been ruthlessly altered. On examinat length offered to the Dean of Westminster to ing the gilded surface of the ball, decorated with not only superintend, but actually to work upon most un-Gothiclike acanthus leaves, it was found the cleaning and restoration of this precious relic. to be laid over a highly polished coating of plain The Dean and Chapter readily consented; and gold on a mass of composition or cement; and the the picture was accordingly conveyed, at the close richly ornamented crown had been treated in the of the Exhibition, to the studio of Mr. Henry same manner. The stucco pattern of the raised Merritt, an experienced picture-cleaner and re- diaper on the background was found to have overstorer, who was to carry on all operations under lapped some beautifully painted foliage, which eviMr. Richmond's immediate direction. Having dently belonged to the original design of the flore


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