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Pedestal to SC21, inscribed in gold


Inscription: I herewith transmit you the Bust of the late Sir W. Chambers so much prized by the Gentlemen of this department. Their very high esteem for him induced them to obtain the skilful services of Mr Westmacott as the Sculptor & he, sharing in their veneration for the deceased, exerted himself as the bust abundantly testifies / Extract from a Letter received from J.W. Hiort Esq of his M. Office of Works dated 12 Decr 1832

Museum number: SC21.A

Exhibition history

Sir William Chambers: Architect to George III, The Courtauld Gallery, London, 10 October 1996 - 5 January 1997; Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, 21 February - 20 April 1997

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