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John Prescott Knight letter to Richard Redgrave, 1853 February

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 70
Call Number: MSS 22

Scope and Contents

"That as the abolition of the varnishing days has diminished the rare opportunities hitherto enjoyed for social intercourse between academicians and appreciates it is most desirable for the sake of maintaining the kindly feelings which exist between the members - it is therefore proposed that the academicians club be now thrown open to all members of the Royal Academy with academicians and associates, upon payment of the appointed subscription, and that to meet the enlargement of the club, the club be henceforth called the Royal Academy Club - Proposed by John P. Knight. Seconded by - "


  • 1853 February


Physical Description

1 sheet (1 pages) : autograph letter, signed ; 32 x 21 cm

Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection:

The materials are open for research.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

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