Smith, John Thomas, 1766-1833
Found in 60 Collections and/or Records:
Includes list of busts or reliefs by Nollekens of which he has the moulds, mentioning some sixty names of sitters, also listing six busts by Roubilliac in Nolleken's collection.
Sending an impression of a silver porringer. Letter accompanied by signature of J.T. Smith.
Asking for two friends of his to see Mr. Payne Knight's Claudes (i.e. works by Claude Lorrain) if the Museum is open.
About a sale catalogue of Hogarth prints given to the press on Wednesday, hoping that Smith will have it in time for a meeting.
About a story of Queen Henrietta at Tyburn and its appearance in Isaac D'Israeli's Curiosities of Literature.
About Lord Farnborough's letter.
About paying for his copy of the book on Joseph Nollekens.
Asking to call for his opinion on an unspecified matter.
Asking Smith to show the Rembrandt etchings to Mr. Schippers (?), a "respectable inhabitant and public functionary of Bruxelles."
Asking "Can you tell me where the widow of Blake the artist lives?". The writer is presumably to be identified both with the William Twopenny referred to as pupil-master to Charles Winston and the man of this name who was a collector and who was the principal patron of the artist John Wykenham Archer.
Checking on the name of a subscriber, possibly Mr. Packer.
Saying that he would be very pleased to receive a copy of the book on Nollekens.
Acknowledging with gratitude and high praise Smith's book on Nollekens. Letter perhaps by Roper.
Saying that he has heard that he will have the printing of the book on Nollekens, and offering his thanks.
About packing up his pictures and mentioning several of them.
Praising his work on Nollekens.
Asking him to stop sending newspapers to Dalmeny and to begin sending them to his London house.
Asking him to join him and some friends and the Crown & Sceptre in Greenwich next Saturday.
Asking him to send a copy of the Nollekens book and to let him know the price so he can pay for it.
Saying that he will be extremely happy to take a copy of his book.