Skip to main content

Photocopy: The Royal Academy's new sculpture room



Photocopy: The Royal Academy's new sculpture room



Archive reference number



Photocopy of an illustration from the 'Illustrated London News' 18 May 1861 p 458. James Pennethorne constructed three rooms for the display of sculpture in the Royal Academy. The space used was formerly the hall and entrance hall of the National Gallery. The central and largest of the rooms is shown here and was painted pink. The space above was given over to the National Gallery. See 'Sir James Pennethorne and the Making of Victorian London' by Geoffrey Tyack, 1992, p.202.

Record type


Alternative reference numbers


Your list will only be saved temporarily. Inactivity of more than 20 minutes could result in the loss of your list. If you would like to keep a record of your list, we suggest you print it out or email it to yourself.

Your list of records will be sent to us if you request an appointment, and a summary will be included in your appointment email notification.