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      GB/NNAF/P15739
Jones, George (1786-1869) 

Gender: Male

Functions, occupations and activities
Painter ; born in London ; studied at the Royal Academy Schools, London (1801) ; served in the Peninsular War ; formed part of the army of occupation in Paris (1815) ; exhibited at the Royal Academy, British Institution, Royal Society of British Artists and Old Watercolour Society, London (1803-1870) ; elected Associate of the RA (1822), and Royal Academician (1824) ; Librarian of the RA (1834-1840) and Keeper of the RA (1840-1850) ; published 'Recollections of Sir Francis Chantrey' (1849)

Thesaurus
PAINTERS

Relationships
Associate relationship with Chantrey, Sir Francis Leggatt (1781-1841) Knight
Friend

Associate relationship with Turner, Joseph Mallord William (1775-1851)
Friend


Archival Resources
Number noted: 17

Letters and receipts to Sir John Leicester,
Held at: Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies
Document reference: DLT
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letter from Daniel Maclise relating to military objects of the period of Waterloo, presumably for use in the Waterloo fresco in the House of Lords, 22/3/1858
Held at: Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections
Document reference: AAF

Letter to W Crichton relating to the exhibition at Glasgow of his picture of Waterloo, 13/8/1853
Held at: Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections
Document reference: La.II.648/122

Letter to [S A] Hart, arranging a meeting, nd
Held at: Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections
Document reference: La.II.648/121

Letters (2) to J Britton, referring to the artist's book 'Recollections of Chantrey', 1850
Held at: Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections
Document reference: La.II.426/252-253

"Recollections of J.M.W. Turner" containing inserted letters (2) to John Ruskin, 9 October 1855 ; 31 July 1858
Held at: Oxford University: Ashmolean Museum, Print Room

Sketchbooks (7), ? 19th C
Held at: Oxford University: Ashmolean Museum, Print Room

Correspondence with Sir William Napier, 1826-59
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MSS Eng lett d 242, 244
Comments: Access by appointment only

Manuscript essay On the Decline of Architecture in Italy,
Held at: Royal Institute of British Architects Library
Document reference: JoG

Letter from J M W Turner,
Held at: Ruskin Library
Document reference: B XXI
Comments: Access by appointment, Handlist available, Collection formerly held at Ruskin Galleries, Bembridge School, Isle of Wight

Letters (6) from John Ruskin, 1842-1854
Held at: Ruskin Library
Document reference: B XI
Comments: Access by appointment, Handlist available, Collection formerly held at Ruskin Galleries, Bembridge School, Isle of Wight

Letters (12) to John Soane, 1822-1836
Held at: Sir John Soane's Museum
Document reference: I.J.5

Autograph lists (3) of some of his historical and military paintings, 1830-1839
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1977/121
Comments: Access by appointment

Letter from, 1859
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1980/4
Comments: Access by appointment

Letters (2) from, to W P Frith, 1860-1862
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1922/186/16-17
Comments: Access by appointment

Letters (2, 1 of which is copy of the other) from, to John Pye, 1862
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1930/1211/16-17
Comments: Access by appointment

Letters (5) from, to William Mulready, 1840-1850, nd
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1961/4461/69-72, 84
Comments: Access by appointment


Date of creation: 07 November 2002, 14:42:55