GB/0397 Royal Academy of Arts Archive.
| |236 Thomas Miller papers 1847-1865
| |236/43 William Powell Frith, R.A. 1852-1853
| ||>236/43/6 W.P. Frith, London, to T. Miller 23 Jan 1853|
|Title||W.P. Frith, London, to T. Miller|
|Date||23 Jan 1853|
|Extent & Medium||2 pieces|
|Content Description||That 'Quillebeuf', by Turner (acquired by Miller), is a splendid picture, mentions the Turners and Claudes at the National Gallery, eulogises Turner; Birchill has not called on Mulready; describes working on his picture, his thoughts on painting and the politics of the Academy, mentioning an opinion voiced by Egg; provides news of how his friends progress, mentioning Egg, Phillip, Webster and Mulready ("a queer varmint"); Mr. Eden is keen to have the picture through the agency of Ansdell, but shall not.|