Exhibition of Modern Works of Art, at the Rooms of the Society, New Street (Birmingham Society of Artists), 1859
End Date: 1859
Type: Annual exhibition
Description: Premises enlarged in 1858 providing six galleries in total. The exhibition contained between 555 works.
Policy: The Notice to Exhibitors page stated: 'no Works which have been publicly exhibited in Birmingham, no copies (except Paintings in enamel, Miniature, and Impressions from unpublished medals in which case the name of the designer must be specified), no vignette Portraits, nor any Drawings without back grounds (except architectural designs) can be received.'
Display Arrangement: Exhibition held in six rooms. Sculpture exhibited with pictures in Front Room West.
Exhibition included Edward, the Deceased Son of Mr Nathaniel Mills
Exhibition included 'She never told her love'
Exhibition included John Bright, Esq., MP
Exhibition included Model for Monument to Major Bentinck Duncan Gilby
Exhibition included Thomas Holloway, Esq.
Exhibition included Faith
Exhibition included The late Joseph Sturge, Esq.
Exhibition included Mr Councillor Prime
Organizing Institution or Venue
Organized by Birmingham Society of Artists
Citing this record
'Exhibition of Modern Works of Art, at the Rooms of the Society, New Street (Birmingham Society of Artists), 1859', Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851-1951, University of Glasgow History of Art and HATII, online database 2011 [http://sculpture.gla.ac.uk/view/event.php?id=msib4_1202221319, accessed 25 Nov 2015]