Howard, Frank
The sketcher's manual: or, the whole art of picture making reduced to the simplest principles by which amateurs may instruct themselves without the aid of a master — London, 1841

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individuals in this country, and is not to be
mentioned in comparison with the public Galleries
of other much less important states.

And I feel that to no one so appropriately
as to the originator of this admirably adapted
scheme for such high intent, can the dedication
be offered of this very humble endeavour to
effect the same end by different means; by a
separation of the practical from the scientific,
the mechanical from the intellectual portions of
the Art of Drawing. And it gives me much
pleasure to be permitted to render this tribute
of-respect so justly due to your exertions on
behalf of the higher branches of the English

I have the honour to remain,

With great respect,

Your most obedient Servant,


July 14, 1837.
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