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Westmacott’s father, a RA who lived from 1775–1856, is mentioned in Memoirs, I, 231 (CL, I, 30). 31 (Sun) Favourable review of Memoirs in the Observer “no better work upon art and artists has been given to the world within the last half century…The general reader, as well as the artistic aspirant, is…strongly recommended to its perusal” (Peters, 78). H. Dana on reactions to Memoirs. “The book has hitherto succeeded very satisfactorily. ” Asks Dana’s opinion of Ruskin’s Modern Painters, published in 1843 and 1846.

WMC “is buried with his mother and brother, in the cemetery of the Church of St Mary, Paddington. The grave is marked by a marble cross, erected to his memory by his widow and her sons” (Memoirs, II, 306). Settling WMC’s affairs, WC requests a meeting with John Linnell (1792–1882), the portrait and landscape painter, old friend and neighbour of WMC, to ask for advice. Will of WMC proved. Bequeathed more than £11,000, ensuring an annual income of nearly “£700 a year for [HC] during the rest of her lifetime.

18 (Mon)– WC at work on “Laureath,” which became Basil. 21 (Thurs) September 20 (Sat) Finishes first volume of “Laureath” (Basil). 27 (Sat) WC’s first contribution to The Leader, in which WC’s lifelong friend and fellow Lincoln’s Inn student Edward Pigott (1824–1895: EP), obtained a controlling interest in 1851. WC’s “A Plea for the Sunday Reform” (925–926) argues for “shorter church services, and the opening of museums and other places of innocent amusement, to compete with the attractions of the pub and the street” (Peters, 107).

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