GB/0397 Royal Academy of Arts Archive.
| |GI John Gibson, RA, papers c. 1822-1866
| |GI/1 Correspondence 1824-1866
| ||>GI/1/289 Eleanor L Preston, 10 Abercrombie Square, Liverpool, to [John] Gibson 16 Dec 1857|
|Title||Eleanor L Preston, 10 Abercrombie Square, Liverpool, to [John] Gibson|
|Date||16 Dec 1857|
|Extent & Medium||1 piece|
|Content Description||Asking Gibson to send them the original statue of 'The Tinted Venus', which they owned, before delivering the copy of the work to its owner. Gibson had now held on to their statue for six years. They wished to exhibit the work at the Crystal Palace exhibition. Preston asks for a written promise that Gibson will accede to her request.|