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Callcott Papers

RA Collection: Archive

Archive context

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Reference code

CA

Title

Callcott Papers

Date

1824-1840

Level

Fonds

Extent & medium

12 items

Previous reference codes

654

Historical Background

Maria, Lady Callcott was a traveller, writer, illustrator and cultural fixture of the regency period.

Content Description

Mostly papers written by Maria Callcott on various topics. A few letters by Augustus Wall Callcott and others are included.

Provenance

From the creator by family descent.

Acquisition Details

Presented to the Royal Academy in 1939 by Mrs. R.B. Gotch, daughter of John Callcott Horsley, R.A. and great-niece of Sir Augustus Wall Callcott.

Arrangement

Arrangement established by Jean Agnew in 1974, this has been retained.

Finding Aids

H.M.C. finding aid, 1974.

Bibliography

Maria, Lady Callcott, Rosamund B. Gotch, 1937.