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LAW Sir Thomas Lawrence, PRA, letters and papers 1777-1831
                
LAW/2 Autographs volume 2 1812-1818
                        >LAW/2/312 Jos. Farington, Post Office, Hastings, Sussex, to Sir Thomas Lawrence, 65 Russell Square 18 Sep 1818
Reference CodeLAW/2/312
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TitleJos. Farington, Post Office, Hastings, Sussex, to Sir Thomas Lawrence, 65 Russell Square
Date18 Sep 1818
Extent & Medium1 piece
Content DescriptionHe congratulates Lawrence on his success and states indetail the benefits he should accrue through the portraits done at Aix la Chapelle; he suggests a public exhibition of them, the Prince Regent wouldn't object, and he could have engravings taken (by arrangement with Bowyer and Colnaghi); he applauds Lawrence's decision not to take new sitters; he is glad Mr. Angerstein is well; he spins an account of Westmacott learning of Lawrence's imminent journey at Mr. Long's; Long has encouraged Lord Liverpool to take a picture from Callcott; Thomson has been a great help to him; provides a character sketch of Thomson; Thomson is apprehensive for Owen, Farington thinks both he and Phillips will profit from Lawrence's refusals; he encloses a letter from Smirke.
BibliographyPublished in Letter-Bag, Layard, 1906, p.134.