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Richard's Daily Remembrancer

RA Collection: Archive

Reference code



Richard's Daily Remembrancer





Extent & medium

1 volume, 2 pieces

Content Description

Inserted at the beginning of the volume is a list of members of "The Club" from February 1870, pasted in the volume adjacent to this is a typescript letter from Samuel Palmer to Richmond from December 1869; in January he reveals his response Robert Browning's "The Ring and the Book"; in March he tells of the circumstances whereby he missed an appointment with the Queen; in October is inserted a summary memo of the facial dimensions of Lord Leven, and pasted next to it is an Royal Academy death notice for George Jones; in November he pastes a newspaper cutting relating to a presentation of his portrait of Major Bruce Cumming; in December he has pasted an Royal Academy death notice for Thomas Creswick; in the memoranda section he has affixed a newspaper cutting detailing the presentation of his portrait of Sir W. Heathcote.