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Letters from Sir Francis Grant, P.R.A. to Charles Barry and R.R. Banks

RA Collection: Archive

Archive context

Showing item 25 of 72 in this group

Reference code

MIS/GR

Title

Letters from Sir Francis Grant, P.R.A. to Charles Barry and R.R. Banks

Date

1867-1868

Level

Fonds

Extent & medium

20 items

Previous reference codes

639

Content Description

Concerning the design of the new buildings at Burlington House and various moves to secure political support to fund the project.

Acquisition Details

Presented by Sir Albert Richardson, P.R.A., Jul 1962. Correspondence in the acquisitions record shows that the letters were first offered to the Academy by C. & I.K. Fletcher, Old Bond Street, dealers in manuscripts, in Aug 1954. The librarian recommended they not be purchased.