GB/0397 Royal Academy of Arts Archive.
| |NOR James Northcote, RA, letters to his brother 1771-1780
| ||>NOR/14 James Northcote, London, to Mr. Northcote 30 Dec 1772|
|Title||James Northcote, London, to Mr. Northcote|
|Date||30 Dec 1772|
|Extent & Medium||1 piece|
|Content Description||Elford has told him all about Miss Archer and is determined to marry her, in spite of his father's opposition, Reddish is regarded as a vain coxcomb, both by himself and by Mrs. Abington; he has written out Sir Joshua's discourse and needed the assistance of Gill to do it in time; he has painted a picture of the cook's pretty sister; he now has two weeks holiday from the Academy and has dined with Tom Mudge, Graves Elford sat to him and Gill at the same time; he has missed Garrick as Hamlet again but saw Mrs Colley; Mr. Pine has gone to Bath as his brother has died and left him everything; conculdes with a little Reynoldsian theory on painting.|