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      GB/NNAF/P301391
Webster, Thomas (1800-1886) 

Gender: Male

Functions, occupations and activities
Genre painter ; his father, who was a member of George III's household wanted him to be a musician ; as a boy he sang in the Chapel Royal Choir, but after the death of George III turned to painting ; studied at the Royal Academy Schools, London and won a Gold Medal (1824) ; exhibited at the RA (1823-1879), British Institution and Royal Society of British Artists, London ; elected Associate of the RA (1840) and Royal Academician (1846) ; moved to Cranbrook, Kent (1856) and remained there for the rest of his life ; his studio sale was held at Christie's, 21 May 1887

Thesaurus
GENRE PAINTERS

Archival Resources
Number noted: 8

Letter to F G Stephens, 1884
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 41567 f. 104

Letters from (2), C1850s
Held at: Cambridge University: Fitzwilliam Museum
Document reference: MS 3-1966, no 73; Ashcombe Collection II 89
Comments: Papers listed

Letter from, to Lady Eastlake, 1865
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1922/416/46
Comments: Access by appointment

Letter from, to Luke Fildes, 1879
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1972/6977/39
Comments: Access by appointment

Letter from, to W H Simmons, 1836
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1982/7/13
Comments: Access by appointment

Letter to, from George Scharf, nd
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1979/7461/410
Comments: Access by appointment

Letters (2) from, to William Mulready, nd
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1961/4461/129-130
Comments: Access by appointment

Letters (7) from, to various recipients, including Richard Redgrave; also letter fragment, 1851-1874; nd
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1979/5116/531-6; MSL/1979/5116E
Comments: Access by appointment


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