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, Letter from T. Gainsborough to Newton
, Letter from T. Gainsborough to Newton

Letter from T. Gainsborough to Newton

RA Collection: Archive

Reference code

RAA/SEC/1/4

Title

Letter from T. Gainsborough to Newton

Date

[Apr 1783]

Level

Item

Extent & medium

1 piece, 1p.

Previous reference codes

G 1, SB 3

Content Description

Gainsborough gives directions for hanging 15 portraits of the Royal Family: they are to be hung with their frames touching in the order shown in a sketch at the foot of the letter.

Acquisition Details

A pencil annotation to a card catalogue for this item suggests that this item was purchased from the Queen's Gallery in 1970, for £100 (together with RAA/SEC/1/3).