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Royal Academy circular invitation [sent to Benjamin West]

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Royal Academy circular invitation [sent to Benjamin West]


13 Nov 1769



Extent & medium

1 piece

Content Description

Printed invitation with several ms alterations and additions inviting the recipient to meet the President and the rest of the Academicians at the Royal Academy in Pall Mall on Friday, 1 December, at 1 pm "to determine the premiums." The notice is signed by the Secretary, F. M. Newton, who adds a manuscript note stating that the pictures, models and designs entered for the premiums were available to be viewed until the day of the ballot. The letter is addressed on the reverse to Mr West, Panton Square.

Physical Characteristics

Mounted. There is a curved tear at the left hand edge.