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|Archive reference number||NGA27/32/3/31|
Letter from Briton Rivière to [Sir William] Agnew
|Date||18 Apr 1883|
Letter (18 Apr 1883) from Briton Rivière to [Sir William] Agnew thanking him for a cheque and letter. Rivière is in Margate to ease a cold before he returns to the Royal Academy. Rivière discusses tickets and states that he is looking forward "with some terror" to the hanging [of the summer exhibition] as he believes the team to be poor. He provides his opinions on individuals Peter Graham and [Thomas] Barlow.
Named persons featured:
Rivière, Briton 1840-1920
[Agnew, Sir William, 1st Baronet 1825-1910]
Brooks, Sir William Cunliffe, 1st Baronet 1819–1900
Graham, Peter 1836-1921
[Barlow, Thomas Oldham 1824-1889]
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