The Letter Leo Whelan (Irish, Oil on canvas. Painted in The Letter forms part of a select group of works executed by Whelan in which the troubles of the external world are dispelled in favour of interior reflection.
The Letter Haynes King (English, Oil on canvas. Coming to London from Barbados in King became a student at Leigh’s (afterwards Heatherley’s) Academy in Newman Street. He first exhibited in 1857 at the Society of British.