File NLW MS 6757D - Material relating to John Gibson's 'Tinted Venus'

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NLW MS 6757D


Material relating to John Gibson's 'Tinted Venus'


  • [c. 1853]-[c. 1869]. (Creation)

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Letters, papers, press cuttings, photographs and other illustrations, etc., [c. 1853]-[c. 1869], dealing mainly with the statue by John Gibson, R.A. (1790-1866) called 'The Tinted Venus' and probably collected by Mrs Robert Berthon Preston of Liverpool. There are numerous letters from Gibson to Mr & Mrs Preston, the other correspondents including Mr Preston, Owen Jones (1809-1874), Benjamin E. Spence (1822-1866), Lady Eastlake (1809-1893) and persons connected with the International Exhibition of 1862 held in London, where 'The Tinted Venus' was exhibited.

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 6757D

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • English



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