GB/0397 Royal Academy of Arts Archive.
| |CHA Sir William Chambers, letters, literary manuscripts and bills c.1755-1789
| |CHA/3 Notes on aesthetics etc. [c.1760-1780]
| ||>CHA/3/17 [copy?] Notes on Chamber's arrival in Rome and on work at Kew [c.1749-57]|
|Title||[copy?] Notes on Chamber's arrival in Rome and on work at Kew|
|Extent & Medium||1 piece|
|Content Description||One face of the manuscript concerns his reflections on life after having arrived in Rome, with letters of introduction provided by Count Scheffer and a cardinal.|
The reverse holds notes to the effect that he is busy but poor, teaching the Prince architecture three mornings a week and working at the Princess's behest at Kew.
|Physical Characteristics||Has been nibbled by vermin and some crucial text is lost.|
|Bibliography||Sir William Chambers, Knight of the Polar Star, John Harris, 1970, p.9|