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Framed letter from the sculptor Thomas Banks to his daughter Lavinia, 14 August 1799

Ink on paper, framed

Museum number: X1275

Curatorial note

This is a framed holograph, the frame incorporating a lock of Thomas Banks’ hair set behind glass.

Provenance help-art-provenance

The donor, Mrs Roberts, is a descendant of Thomas Banks.

Exhibition history

Thomas Banks 1735-1805: Britain's First Modern Sculptor, Sir John Soane's Museum, London, 21 January - 9 April 2005



The gift of Dr and Mrs Roberts, 1999


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