|RCS/RCMS 22 contains:|
|<-- See earlier|
||Colonization and expansion of the Empire
||Notes on transportation of convicts to the colonies
||Letter from Idress Alvord to A.P. Newton
||Portrait of George III
||Portrait of Sir Joseph Banks
||Postcards of the South Seas and Madagascar
||Postcards of Africa and Asia
||Postcard of Queen Victoria
||Second thoughts on aid
||'Europa' Commonwealth programme
||British Empire posters
||Letter from George Angas to S.W. Silver
(former reference: MSS 11)
||Angas, George French, 1822-1886, artist
||18 Jan. 1869
|Extent and Medium
||4 pages; paper; Manuscript
|Content and context|
George French Angas' background is not known.
Stephen William Silver (1819-1905), a London shipping merchant, was the owner of the York Gate Geographical and Colonial Library. In 1882 he published a catalogue of the library's holdings. He was a member of the Royal Geographical Society, and in 1905 sold his library to the society. The library's collections include watercolours by George French Angas.
A letter expressing Angas' interest in working as an illustrator for Cassell's 'Illustrated travel'.
Presented by Sir Harry Wilson, 1916.
Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), pp. 27. Indexed
|Angas, George French (1822-1886) artist|
|Silver, Stephen William (1819-1905)|
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