This collection consists of letters from various English artists primarily addressed to lawyer and amateur artist
Edwin W. Field (1804-1871) or his son, Walter Field (also an artist). A few of the letters concern Field's attempts to establish
an artistic copyright law.
Edwin Wilkins Field (1804-1871) was a lawyer and amateur artist in England, where he worked for a measure for establishing
artistic copyright. He was honored in 1863 by the Old Water-Colour Society, among whom he had a large acquaintance.
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