GB/0397 Royal Academy of Arts Archive.
        
SP Spielmann papers 1885-1958
                
SP/3 Correspondence and notes respecting Royal Academy elections 1892-1903
                        >SP/3/1 H.S. Marks, 17 Hamilton Terrace, St. John's Wood, to Spielmann 28 Jan 1892
Reference CodeSP/3/1
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TitleH.S. Marks, 17 Hamilton Terrace, St. John's Wood, to Spielmann
Date28 Jan 1892
Extent & Medium1 piece
Content DescriptionExplaining the ins and outs of the Academy election. S. Forbes showed well from the first. There was a strong party for Logsdail. The "faddists", headed by B. Rivière made a fight for Swan. The meeting was thinly attended, Leighton away because of his father's death. The "geniuses" were asent. Herkomer still suffering from the "personal calamity" of the Duke of Avondale's death. The "cripples" made it, Seymour Lucas on crutches, Henry Moore with broken wrists. The election was seen as satisfactory by the members. All of the above is, of course, confidential.