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]
Reference CodeCHA/3/17
LevelItem
Title[copy?] Notes on Chamber's arrival in Rome and on work at Kew
Date[c.1749-57]
Extent & Medium1 piece
Content DescriptionOne 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 CharacteristicsHas been nibbled by vermin and some crucial text is lost.
BibliographySir William Chambers, Knight of the Polar Star, John Harris, 1970, p.9