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CHANTREY, Sir Francis (1781--1841)
Belgrave Place, 29th May, 1833. Dear Sir, The committee who employed me to make the statue of Sir Joseph Banks, which is placed in the British Museum, have desired me to inform you, that they have been pleased to give to the Artists General Benevolent Institution, one hundred engravings of the statue. ... F. Chantrey. ...
[London]: [1833].
[2] p. ; 25.5 cm. (4º)

Quarter-sheet, verso blank. Drop-head title. Lithographically printed circular letter addressed to Andrew Robertson as honorary secretary of the committee concerning the 'private plate of the Statue ... engraved by Cousins' for subscribers only, which the committee had determined to distribute more widely for disposal at the price of one guinea each, the proceeds to benefit the Artists' General Benevolent Institution. With a postscript signed by Robertson requesting the assistance of the subscribers in promoting the sale of the prints. Chantrey's statue of Banks executed in 1829 is now in the upper galleries of the Natural History Museum.

Binding Loose paper.

Reference Number 6819


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