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Arnold Machin, Offley Rock, Eccleshall, Stafford, to Hugh Casson

RA Collection: Archive

Reference code

RAA/REG/3/5/14

Title

Arnold Machin, Offley Rock, Eccleshall, Stafford, to Hugh Casson

Date

5 Jan 1977

Level

Item

Extent & medium

1 piece

Content Description

He has heard from the Secretary of the Academy's serious financial woes, and that possessions may again have to be sold. He was impressed by the V&A's efforts to fundraise for their acquisition of the bronze by Donatello, through the sale of silver replicas. He suggests the Academy do likewise, beginning with his portrait of the Queen.