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Transcription of a translation by [William Hepworth] Thompson of a passage from Plato's Republic

RA Collection: Archive

Archive context

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Reference code

GI/1/334

Title

Transcription of a translation by [William Hepworth] Thompson of a passage from Plato's Republic

Date

1856

Level

Item

Extent & medium

1 piece

Historical Background

The passage is from Book IV of The Republic.

Content Description

The transcription is in Gibson's hand. He states that the translation was made at Rome in 1856. The passage relates to the painting of statues. Gibson also includes a passage in Italian at the end of the piece.