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|Archive reference number||NGA2/2/17|
'On the Progress of the Fine Arts During the Present Century More Especially in Great Britain' by R N. Wornum
Essay written in 1856 and revised in 1859 for the Glasgow Conversations Lexicon published by Messrs Blackie 1860, as a continuation to the introductory essay by Allan Cunningham. Wornum was paid £20 for this essay and states that it was "written for the sake of the subject not for the reward"
|Alternative reference numbers||NG32/37|
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