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Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

British Museum, Great Russel Street. Pl. 23, undated

 Item — 1-9
Call Number: MSS 10
Scope and Contents:

View of the British Museum.

Dates: undated

Extra-illustrated Life of Nollekens

Call Number: MSS 10

This collection comprises an extra-illustrated copy--with many engravings and original manuscript letters--of the second edition of John Thomas Smith's Nollekens and his times, comprehending a life of that celebrated sculptor: and memoirs of several contemporary artists, from the time of Roubillac, Hogarth, and Reynolds, to that of Fuseli, Flaxman, and Blake (London : Henry Colburn, 1829).

Dates: 1708-1875, bulk 1768-1836

Letter to Richard Shirley Smith, 2008 November 22

 Item — Box 2: Series 6, Folder: 60
Call Number: MSS 17 , Series VI
Scope and Contents:

Moss discusses his publication of Historic Landmarks of Philadelphia and the British Museum's acquisition of Shirley Smith's engravings.

Dates: 2008 November 22

Letter to Roger W. Moss, 2008 September 29

 Item — Box 2: Series 6, Folder: 59
Call Number: MSS 17 , Series VI
Scope and Contents:

Shirley Smith discusses giving 21 of his best engravings to the Department of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum. He includes three comic drawings on the second page.

Dates: 2008 September 29