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Miss Gardiner, Upper Brook Street, to Benjamin Ralph

RA Collection: Archive

Reference code

SA/46/6

Title

Miss Gardiner, Upper Brook Street, to Benjamin Ralph

Date

17 Oct [1769]

Level

Item

Extent & medium

2 pieces; letter 1p.

Historical Background

"Inspired probably by the appointment to membership of the Royal Academy of Angelica Kauffman and Mary Moser, the Incorporated Society in 1769 elected a number of women to artists to honorary membership, including Miss Catharine Read, Miss Benwell, Mrs Grace, Miss Gardiner and Miss Black." [Whitley, p.238.]

Content Description

Expressing thanks for her election as a member of the Society of Artists.