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John Gibson, London, to Ben

RA Collection: Archive

Archive context

Showing item 133 of 391 in this group

Reference code

GI/1/130

Title

John Gibson, London, to Ben

Date

29 May 1850

Level

Item

Extent & medium

1 piece

Content Description

Gibson describes a visit to the Hippodrome in Paris. He had also visited an oculist in Paris, who had given him advice about his eye. He reports a conversation with [Charles] Barry about the recess in the new Parliament house in which his statue of Queen Victoria was to be placed. [Dated 23 May 1845 at the head of the letter.]

Physical Characteristics

Watermark: 1849.