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A Letter To Joseph Hume, Esq. M.P. In Reply To His Aspersions On The Character And Proceedings Of The Royal Academy, By Sir Martin Archer Shee, President Of The Royal Academy, F.R.S. &c.

Sir Martin Archer Shee PRA

RA Collection: Book

Record number




London :: Ridgway, Piccadilly,, 1838.

Physical Description

[2], 28 p.; 203 mm.

Responsibility Note

The printer is named in the colophon: 'Norman And Skeen, Printers, Maiden Lane, Covent Garden.'


S.C. Hutchison, The history of the Royal Academy (1986), p.89f.


Purchased in 1912.

Binding Note

Recased in 1989 by A. Wessely, brown paper-covered boards; white paper spine-label lettered 'Letter To Joseph Hume - Shee'.

Name as Subject


Paintings - Exhibitions - Access - Art galleries - Academies (organizations) - Fees - Finance - Government policy - Art and state - Public institutions - Public services - Great Britain - London - History - 19th century
Letters - Great Britain - 19th century