GB/0397 Royal Academy of Arts Archive.
        
GI John Gibson, RA, papers c. 1822-1866
                
GI/1 Correspondence 1824-1866
                        >GI/1/6 John Gibson, Rome, to G. E. Anson 22 Jan 1845
Reference CodeGI/1/6
LevelItem
TitleJohn Gibson, Rome, to G. E. Anson
Date22 Jan 1845
Extent & Medium1 piece
Historical BackgroundThe cameo version of Gibson's bust of Queen Victoria, cut by the elder Saulini and presented in 1845, was the most prestigious portrait commission of the Saulini family of gem engravers. Their workshop was in Rome. [Grove Art Online.]
Content DescriptionCopy letter asking permission to present Prince Albert with a cameo by Signor Saulini of Gibson's bust of Queen Victoria.