GB/0397 Royal Academy of Arts Archive.
| |SP Spielmann papers 1885-1958
| |SP/8 Correspondence with Isabel McAllister 1926-43
| ||>SP/8/17 [copy] Spielmann, to Miss McAllister 24 Sep 1926|
|Title||[copy] Spielmann, to Miss McAllister|
|Date||24 Sep 1926|
|Extent & Medium||1 piece|
|Content Description||He has spoken with an important member of the R.A. who says that the major stumbling block [in Alfred Gilbert's reinstatement] is the firm belief that he sold reproductions of the figures from the Duke of Clarence's tomb in galleries on Bond Street.|
The Maharaja has now left for India, but received the suggestion of a commission for Alfred Gilbert kindly, although Spielmann doubts Gilbert would respond to an Indian subject.