W.P. Frith, 7 Pembridge Villas, Bayswater, to T. Miller
3 May 1865
Extent & medium
Gives an up-beat assessment of the Royal Academy
exhibition, is sorry Miller could not attend the dinner; Knight revealed the reason Council neglected to invite him, explains; puffs himself with the success of the "Marriage" and gives details; gives a critique of the exhibition, mentioning Phillip
, Sir Edwin
; great painters are never spoilt by success, unlike good painters.