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John Prescott Knight letter to Richard Redgrave, 1869 February 15

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

Scope and Contents

Knight writes that it has been agreed by the General Assembly that a room in the new building should be dedicated to watercolors. Knight adds that discussions with the various watercolor societies have determined that the watercolors should not be hung with mounts but "'panned[?] close' like as oil painting." Knight adds "if mounts were to be permitted one quarter or one fifth of the exhibition space given to water color art would be sacrificed to white paper - so you will perceive the council has not proceeded in this matter without consideration."


  • 1869 February 15


Physical Description

1 sheet (3 pages) : autograph letter, signed ; 18 x 22 cm folded to 18 x 11 cm

Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection:

The materials are open for research.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


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