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Joseph Parkin Mayall, John MacWhirter R.A.

John MacWhirter R.A., ca.1884

From: Joseph Parkin Mayall

RA Collection: Art

MacWhirter's address in 1875 is recorded as 6, Marlborough Road. He was later to commssion a substantial house by William Flockhart (1854–1913) in the style of a Italian Renaissance palace at 1 Abbey Road, St John's Wood and it is probably [copyright form, 1883, National Archibves, Kew] that this is the house in the photograph, though Graves The Royal Academy of Arts A Complete Dictionary of Contributors and their work from its foundation in 1769 to 1904 does not give this address until 1888.

Object details

John MacWhirter R.A.
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F.G. Stephens (ed.), Artists at home photographed by J.P. Mayall, London 1884, pl.[17]
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164 mm x 220 mm

Royal Academy of Arts
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Artists At Home Photographed By J.P. Mayall, And Reproduced In Facsimile By Photo-Engraving On Copper Plates. Edited, With Biographical Notices And Descriptions, By F.G. Stephens - London:: 1884. [All rights reserved.]

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