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/2/131 E. Edwards, Bath, to Ozias Humphry, Newman Street, Oxford Road, London 11 Jan 1783
Reference CodeHU/2/131
LevelItem
TitleE. Edwards, Bath, to Ozias Humphry, Newman Street, Oxford Road, London
Date11 Jan 1783
Extent & Medium1 piece
Historical BackgroundEdwards is recorded as painting ceilings for the Hon. Charles Hamilton.
Content DescriptionHe asks Humphry to check whether his sister received the letter enclosing a bankers note. The mother of Humphry's friend, Mr. Palmer, died recently after accidentally setting herself on fire with a candle. Bath is currently very full, notables include Lord Ashburton, Mulgrave and Nugent, he thinks Humphry's portrait of Mulgrave very like. He recently met with Sir Joshua [Reynolds] in Bath, at the concert. His work on painting a ceiling is nearing completion.
Associated MaterialThere is an engraving of a self-portrait of Edwards, engraving by Cardon, on the facing page.