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Letter from Benjamin West, Newman Street, to Royal Academicians in General Assembly

RA Collection: Archive

Reference code

RAA/SEC/1/77

Title

Letter from Benjamin West, Newman Street, to Royal Academicians in General Assembly

Date

11 Dec 1809

Level

Item

Extent & medium

1 piece, 1p.

Previous reference codes

W 1, SB 64

Content Description

He is prevented from attending because of gout and asks the members to elect an Academician to take the chair. It is the duty of the General Assembly to award gold and silver medals in painting, sculpture and architecture, to elect officers for the ensuing year, and to elect a Professor in Sculpture.