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Council minutes

RA Collection: Archive

Reference code



Council minutes


05 Jan 1954 - 07 Dec 1954



Extent & medium

1 file, 32 pieces

Previous reference codes

401 A

Content Description

Minutes of meetings of the Council, including the following selected entries: the resolution, at the suggestion of the Keeper, Sir Henry Rushbury, that the period of study for Schools students should be reduced from five to four years, 5 January 1954; criticism by the Secretary, Humphrey Brooke, and the President, Sir Gerald Kelly, of the attitude of the art critic of The Times newspaper towards the Royal Academy, 25 May - 15 June 1954; and a note that a bronze statuette entitled ‘Eve’, by Sir Thomas Brock, the property of the Royal Academy for many years, could not be traced and was believed stolen, 7 December 1954.