GB/0397 Royal Academy of Arts Archive.
| |GI John Gibson, RA, papers c. 1822-1866
| |GI/1 Correspondence 1824-1866
| ||>GI/1/156 John Gibson, Rome, to Lieut Gen., The Hon. C. Grey 20 May 1864|
|Title||John Gibson, Rome, to Lieut Gen., The Hon. C. Grey|
|Date||20 May 1864|
|Extent & Medium||1 piece|
|Content Description||Draft letter acknowledging receipt of photographs and plans of the memorial to the Prince Consort. Gibson declines the commission, because he feels that it would be necessary to spend some time on the spot, and "to be in England during the cold requires some courage after a residence of 46 years in Rome."|