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                                >RAA/SEC/1/121 "Diploma" issued to Stephen Francis Rigaud 04 Jan 1794
Reference CodeRAA/SEC/1/121
Title"Diploma" issued to Stephen Francis Rigaud
Date04 Jan 1794
Extent & Medium1 piece
Previous Reference CodesSB 88 a, b, c
AcquisitionPresented by B. F. Stevens & Brown Ltd, Library & Fine Art Agents, Ardon House, Mill Lane, Godalming, Surrey, England, in a letter to the Librarian, dated 19 April 1967 (beside the item in the scrapbook, together with a note by Constance-Anne Parker, 20 April 1967, stating that the item had been found in an album of letters to Smith, picture dealer.)
Content Description"Diploma" of the "President and Council of the Original ["Privy" above the line] Academy", issued as a "Certificate of your Reception to the Office of Academician", and signed by John Bacon Jun., S. F. Rigaud and T. Bacon.
Physical CharacteristicsThe "diploma" is pasted into an engraved border.