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Newspaper cuttings

RA Collection: Archive

Archive context

Showing item 54 of 54 in this group

Reference code



Newspaper cuttings


c. 1741-1788



Extent & medium

7 pieces

Content Description

The cuttings relate to the award by the society in the Strand [the Society of Arts] of a premium of 140 guineas to Nicholas Read for a statue of Diana, marked April 1764; notice of the publication of a print by Thomas Major, marked 1754; a letter containing a recipe for cleaning old pictures, marked August 1742; notice of auction of pictures and antiques formerly belonging to the late William Hubert, marked February [17]41; notice of the publication of a poetical epistle inscribed to John Brown on account of his engraving after Salvator Rosa, marked 1769; and an ode by F. W. on the death of Giles Hussey, marked October 1788. The file also includes an autograph of Mr Baker, with the words "with Mr Haslewood's compliments" added.