Reference numberCB/1/6/97
Alternative reference numberBLA.S.9
TitleLetter from L[oius] Simond, 5 South Hanover Street, Edinburgh to Charles Blagden, Somerset House, London
Date16 March 1816
DescriptionIntroduces William Allan, a young artist of great merit [Sir William Allan (1782-1850), Painter; President of the Royal Scottish Academy]. Praises his painting [The Sale of Circassian Captives to a Turkish Bashaw, 1816] which will go in the exhibition. Asks Blagden to interest himself on Allan's behalf to find a good position for it in the exhibition. Has revisited Paris, discusses political situation there. Discusses publication of his journal in America and France [Journal of a Tour and Residence in Great Britain, 1815].
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