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Prince Albert's Official Papers

Papers relating to Prince Albert’s contribution to matters of state


The Royal Academy Dinner

3 May 1851

Bound manuscript paper | 8 pages (whole object) | RA VIC/MAIN/Z/271/16

Manuscript copy of Prince Albert's speech given at a dinner for The Royal Academy on 3 May 1851, regarding the inauguration of its new President [?Sir Charles Lock Eastlake]. He also mentions the Great Exhibition of 1851 and talks of the criticism young artists have to endure and how the Royal Academy in turn supports them. Written in Prince Albert's hand.
  • Creator(s)

    Albert, Prince Consort (writer)

  • 8 pages (whole object)