Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain)

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Organization founded in 1768. In 1870 it took over the annual Old Masters exhibitions from the British Institution.

From the description of Papers, 1827-1907. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 79626129

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referencedIn Brown, Ford Madox, 1821-1893. Letters, ca. 1852-1891. Getty Research Library
referencedIn Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851. Papers, ca. 1822-1845. Getty Research Library
referencedIn Wilson, Andrew, 1780-1848. Letter: 1823 May 30, to Andrew Geddes / Andrew Wilson. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Burke, Edmund, 1729-1797. Autograph draft of a toast to Alderman Boydell, sent down the table to Sir Joshua Reynolds at a Royal Academy dinner, [London], 25 April 1789 [manuscript]. Stanford University Libraries
referencedIn Shee, Martin Archer, 1769-1850. Letters sent, 1830-1841. Getty Research Library
referencedIn Storey, G. A. (George Adolphus), 1834-1919. George Adolphus Storey papers. 1848-1946, bulk 1848-1919. University of Delaware Library, Hugh M Morris Library
referencedIn Letters of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, 1877-1891 University of Birmingham Information Services, Special Collections Department
referencedIn Hayllar, James, 1829-1920. Letter, 1869. J. Paul Getty Center, Arts Archives
creatorOf Gilbert, John, Sir, 1817-1897,. Autograph letters signed from Sir John Gilbert to various people [manuscript], 1853-1881. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Sir Lawrence Alma Tadema Correspondence, 1892-1900 V&A Theatre and Performance
referencedIn Johnston, Sir Harry Hamilton, c.1919 School of Oriental and African Studies
referencedIn Gilbert, John, Sir, 1817-1897. Letters, 1858-1878. Getty Research Library
creatorOf Denman, Thomas Denman, Baron, 1779-1854,. Autograph letter signed from Thos. Denman, London, to the Presidents and Council of the Royal Academy [manuscript], 1824 April 9. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Dicksee, Francis Bernard, Sir, 1853-1928. Letter : Maida Vale, to J. Ellis Wells, 1928 April 18. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Vickers, Alfred, 1786-1868. Letters, 1839-1856. Getty Research Library
referencedIn Papers, 1853-2005 (inclusive), 1939-2003 (bulk). Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Fuchs, Emil, 1866-1929. Emil Fuchs Papers 1880-1931, 1897-1927 (bulk). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Martin, Alec, Sir, 1884-1971. Correspondence regarding the purchase of paintings : Jan. 1959-Mar. 1960 ;M-Z. University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Harriet Irving Library
referencedIn Hanbury, Una, 1904-1990. Una Hanbury papers, 1910-1994, bulk 1966-1990. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
referencedIn Sheepshanks, John, 1787-1863. Letter: 1830 May 17, 172 New Bond Street, London, to Andrew Geddes / J. Sheepshanks. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Papers of Robert Graves: Correspondence (arranged by correspondent), c1909 to 2004 St John's College, Oxford
referencedIn Merritt, Anna Lea, 1844-1930. J. E. Gawtherne collection on Anna Lea Merritt, 1875-1879. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Linnell, John, 1792-1882. Papers, 1854-1878. Getty Research Library
creatorOf Waterhouse, Ellis Kirkham, 1905-. Notebooks and research files, 1801-1987 (bulk 1924-1979). Getty Research Library
referencedIn Barry, James, 1741-1806. Papers and letters, 1784-1812. Yale University, Lewis Walpole Library
referencedIn James McNeill Whistler collection, 1863-1906, circa 1940 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
creatorOf Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain). [Minor publications]. Yale University Library
referencedIn Ward, James, 1769-1859. Papers, 1807-1866. Getty Research Library
referencedIn Lawrence, Thomas, Sir, 1769-1830. Letters, ca. 1809-1829. Getty Research Library
referencedIn Rigaud, Stephen Francis Dutilh, 1777-1861. Facts and recollections of the XVIIIth century in a memoir of John Francis Rigaud Esq., R.A. : member of the Clementine Academy of Bologna, Royal Academician of Stockholm, and historical painter to Gustavus IV. King of Sweden. With poetical remains of Mrs. Mary Rigaud by their son Stephen Francis Dutilh Rigaud, member, and one of the founders of the First Society of Painters in Water Colours, instituted in 1805, 1854. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn The Hall at the Royal Academy. Sommerset House. [graphic]. The British Library, Group Batchload
referencedIn J. E. Gawtherne collection on Anna Lea Merritt, 1875-1879 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Leighton of Stretton, Frederic Leighton, Baron, 1830-1896. Letters from Frederic Leighton, ca. 1875-1894. Getty Research Library
creatorOf Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Office of the Registrar. Art of Photography: 1839-1989, exhibition files, 1986-1990. Hirsch Library Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
creatorOf Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain). Papers, 1827-1907. Getty Research Library
referencedIn Carrick, Thomas Heathfield, 1802-1875. Letter, 1849. J. Paul Getty Center, Arts Archives
referencedIn Wilkie, David, Sir, 1785-1841. Letter: 1830 Feb. 22, Kensington, London, to Andrew Geddes / David Wilkie. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Johnsonian Miscellanies, extra-illustrated, 1538-1900 (inclusive);, 1738-1866 (bulk). Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Arnold, Matthew, 1822-1888. Letters of Matthew Arnold [manuscript], 1874-1887. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Haydon, Benjamin Robert, 1786-1846. Benjamin Robert Haydon manuscript material : 14 items, 1815-1843 New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Roberts, W. (William), 1862-1940. Art sales and exhibition catalogs. Getty Research Library
creatorOf Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain). Register of students at the Royal Academy of Arts, 1769-1922. Winterthur Library
referencedIn Stott, Edward, 1859-1918. Letters, ca. 1893-1916. Getty Research Library
referencedIn Poynter, Edward John, Sir, bart., 1836-1919. Letters, 1870-1913. Getty Research Library
referencedIn Correspondence and other papers of Arthur Sullivan, W. S. (William Schwenck) Gilbert, and related persons, 1834-1979. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Boehm, Joseph Edgar, 1834-1890. Correspondence, 1861-1891, (bulk 1871-1891) Getty Research Library
referencedIn Clipping book, 1813-1846 University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Department of Special Collections
referencedIn Hunter, Andrew Alexander, 1855-. Letters received, ca. 1884-1916. J. Paul Getty Center, Arts Archives
referencedIn Hilton, William, 1786-1839. Letter : London, to William Pickersgill, 1835 Jan. 1. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Phillips, Thomas, 1770-1845. Letters, ca. 1790-1844. Getty Research Library
referencedIn Personal papers of Kenneth Armitage, 1855-2002 Tate Gallery Archive GB 70
referencedIn Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792. [Notes on art], [ca. 1794 or later]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Howard D. Rothschild papers, 1921-1989. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Horsley, John Callcott, 1817-1903. Letters, ca. 1869-1898. Getty Research Library
referencedIn West, Benjamin, 1738-1820. Benjamin West letter to Sir Francis Legatt Chantrey, 1817 Apr 7. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Papers concerning the Sir Joshua Reynolds estate, 1791-1906 (inclusive), 1791-1799 (bulk). Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Letters of Samuel Johnson, LL.D., collected and edited by George Birkbeck Hill, extra-illustrated, 1413-1900 (inclusive), 1775-1839 (bulk). Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain). Letters received, ca. 1830-1850, by Henry Howard and Henry Vaughan. Getty Research Library
creatorOf Trollope, Anthony, 1815-1882. Letter, 1867 Apr. 8, Waltham Cross [London] to the President and Council of the Royal Academy [London]. University of Michigan
referencedIn Simpson, Frank. Miscellaneous papers, ca. 1880-1960. Getty Research Library
referencedIn Cassell Ltd. Letters received, 1892-1929. J. Paul Getty Center, Arts Archives
referencedIn Wright, Joseph, 1734-1797. Exhibition of Mr. Wright's Pictures at Robin's Rooms, Great Piazza, Covent Garden, 1785. Yale University, Yale Center for British Art
referencedIn West, Benjamin, 1738-1820. Benjamin West letter to Sir Francis Legatt Chantrey, 1817 Apr 7. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Ross, William Charles, Sir, 1794-1860. Family letters, 1816-1837. Getty Research Library
referencedIn Copeland family. Papers, 1637-1998 (bulk, 1950-1998). Hagley Museum & Library
referencedIn Barry, Charles, Sir, 1795-1860. Letters of Sir Charles Barry and family, 1824-1898. Getty Research Library
referencedIn Kaufmann, Donald J. Oscar Wilde collection, 1877-1914. Library of Congress
referencedIn West, Benjamin, 1738-1820. Letters, 1804-1819, London. Getty Research Library
creatorOf Haydon, Benjamin Robert, 1786-1846. Letters and sketches, 1800-1845. Getty Research Library
referencedIn Herkomer, Hubert von, Sir, 1849-1914. Papers, ca. 1874-1913. Getty Research Library
referencedIn Rossetti, William Michael, 1829-1919. Notes on the Royal Academy exhibition : manuscript, 1868. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Adams, George Gamon, 1821-1898. Personal and family papers, 1844-1899. Getty Research Library
referencedIn DEVIS Family of Artists (1711-1827), [1781]-1954 Courtauld Institute of Art
referencedIn Stanton, H. H. (Horace Hughes). Letters : New Brighton and Pensarn, to E.L. Grundy, 1882-1886. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Souter, John Bulloch. U.N.B. library trust, June 1st 1950. University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Harriet Irving Library
referencedIn Una Hanbury papers, 1910-1994 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
creatorOf Landseer, Thomas, 1795-1880. Letter : London, 1853 Dec. 20. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Haydon, Samuel James Bouverie, 1815-1891. Correspondence to Samuel James Bouverie Haydon, 1835-1876. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Wilkie, David, Sir, 1785-1841. Letter: 1829 Dec. 14, Kensington, London, to Andrew Geddes / David Wilkie. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Ruskin, John, 1819-1900. Letter, 1867 Apr. 10, Denmark Hill [London] to J.P. Knight [London]. University of Michigan
creatorOf Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain). Institutional file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn Poynter, Edward John, Sir, bart., 1836-1919. Letters : London, to "My dear Boughton," 1896-1903. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Donald Hyde and Mary Hyde Eccles Autograph Collection, 1505-1957 (inclusive), 1702-1854 (bulk). Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Royal Academy of Arts. Notice, 1872 Mar. 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Bowdler, Thomas, 1754-1825,. Autograph letter signed from Thomas Bowdler, London, to Le Chevalier Hamilton, envoy extraordinary at Naples [manuscript], 1781 June 1. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Extra-illustrated Life of Nollekens, 1708-1875, 1768-1836 Yale Center for British Art
referencedIn Reynolds, Joshua, 1723-1792. Working draft manuscript, ca. 1772. J. Paul Getty Center, Arts Archives
referencedIn Jones, George, 1786-1869. Correspondence, ca. 1831-1885. Getty Research Library
referencedIn Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881. Letter: 1855 May 20, Chelsea [London], to David Laing / T. Carlyle. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Wilkie, David, Sir, 1785-1841. Letter: 1821 Dec. 30, Kensington [London], to Andrew Geddes / [D. Wilkie]. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn George Adolphus Storey papers, 1848–1946, 1848–1919 University of Delaware Library - Special Collections
referencedIn Tate, Henry, 1819-1899. Letters, 1892. J. Paul Getty Center, Arts Archives
referencedIn Beechey, William, Sir, 1753-1839. Letters, ca. 1798-1834. J. Paul Getty Center, Arts Archives
referencedIn Stanfield, Clarkson, 1793-1867. Letters sent, 1834-1864. Getty Research Library
referencedIn Boswell's Life of Johnson : including Boswell's Journal of a tour to the Hebrides and Johnson's Diary of a journey into North Wales, edited by George Birkbeck Hill, extra-illustrated, 1464-1897 (inclusive), 1724-1874 (bulk). Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Eastlake, Charles Lock, Sir, 1793-1865. Correspondence of Sir Charles Lock Eastlake and family, 1833-1896. Getty Research Library
referencedIn Letters of Samuel Johnson, LL.D., collected and edited by George Birkbeck Hill, extra-illustrated, 1413-1900 (inclusive), 1775-1839 (bulk). Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Newton, F. M. (Francis Milner), 1720-1794. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1777. University of Pennsylvania Library
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