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Blackwood's Diary

RA Collection: Archive

Reference code



Blackwood's Diary





Extent & medium

1 volume, 4 pieces

Content Description

In January are pasted two newspaper clippings, on concerning Sunday opening and the other an event officiated by T.K. Richmond; in January he notes working on the Academy's cartoon by Michelangelo; in April he proposes that the first work to be purchased by the Chantrey Bequest should be one, now exhibiting, by John Linnell; in August a letter is placed from Thomas Walpole, 13th November 1876, regarding setting up sittings, also pasted in here is a tribute by Royal Academy students on the death of Briton Riviere; at the rear is placed a letter from Henry Eyre, a request for his expenses relating to the Academy winter exhibition, and typescript rules for submission of works to the Dundee Fine Art exhibition, 1877.