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[copy] Benjamin West, to [George III]

RA Collection: Archive

Archive context

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Reference code

MIS/WY/2

Title

[copy] Benjamin West, to [George III]

Date

7 May 1805

Level

Item

Extent & medium

1 piece

Historical Background

This matter appears not to be written into the minutes of the Academy, but appears as a topic in the Farington diary.

Content Description

Announcing the intention of the Council of the Royal Academy to establish a subscription of £100 to commission a monument ot Sir Joshua Reynolds in St. Paul's cathedral.

Bibliography

Diary of Joseph Farington, vol.VII, pp.2548-2549.