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Samuel More, Secretary of the Society of Arts

Photo credit: Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce

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Prior to his appointment in 1769 as Secretary Samuel More had been an active member of the Society, interested in gem-engraving and die-sinking he won two premiums in 1763 and 1764. His interest in the Society's premium awards continued during his role as Secretary where More saw two of the most important developments in the Society’s history. First was the move to the Society’s Adam House in 1774.

Royal Society of Arts

London


Date

1796

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 127.5 x W 102 cm

Accession number

RSA004

Work type

Painting


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Royal Society of Arts

8 John Adam Street, London, Greater London WC2N 6EZ England

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