Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging May 2012.
Part of a group of letters written 1877-1880 between John Northwood I and Josiah Wedgwood & Sons, during which time Northwood polished the pottery editions of the Portland Vase.
Memo confirms that crack does indeed go through body of pottery copy of Portland Vase. Also included is request to share loss and charge only half of usual finishing charge.
Additional notations, possibly a copy of the reply, penciled in on verso.
"Gold Medal Paris Exhibition, 1878" --
typed in red ink along upper edge.
This item is in the "Grover archive".