GB/0397 Royal Academy of Arts Archive.
HU Ozias Humphry papers 1753-1810
HU/2 Original correspondence of Ozias Humphry, volume 2 1774-1784
                        >HU/2/130 G. Hamilton, Calcutta, to Ozias Humphry, London 12 Dec 1792
Reference CodeHU/2/130
TitleG. Hamilton, Calcutta, to Ozias Humphry, London
Date12 Dec 1792
Extent & Medium1 piece
Content DescriptionHe reminds Humphry of his promise to send a set of Rowlandson's etchings. Calcutta has grown greatly since Humphry left, but the arts stand still. He thinks Home, who has had success at Madras, will find Calcutta sterile. Devis is up-country, on am ambitious project to paint the various manufactures of India. Alefounder is there, but doing little or nothing. Solvyns , a "tolerable good sea painter" has produced "tolerable good views" of Calcutta. The Daniells [Thomas and William] are in Mysore country. Capt. Bailly has turned school master and has completed a plan of Calcutta.
NoteUpcott misread the date as being 1782 and so the letter is placed in error, it should follow HU/4/52.