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Artists' General Benevolent Institution

Artists' General Benevolent Institution, established 1814; incorporated 1842. Extending relief to artists, whether members or not, as well as to the widows and children. The entire number of donations granted has been 1,789, amounting to 21,090. During the past year 70 applicants have been assisted to the extent of 1,075.

Average income is about 1,000, chiefly dependent on donations and subscriptions obtained at the dinner. During the past year the income amounted to 1,280—at the last annual distribution about 460 was available for the purpose. The actual expenses attending the carrying out the objects are very moderate, averaging about 70 per annum beyond the expenses of the anniversary dinner.

Treasurer, C. R. Cockerell, Esq., R. A.—Hon. Secretary, Henry Wyndham Phillips, Esq., 8, George Street, Hanover Square, W.—Assistant-Secretary, Mr. W. J. Roper, 50, Bernard Street, Russell Square, W. C.


SOURCE: The Charities of London, by Samuel Low, Jun., London: Sampson Low, Son,
and Marston, Milton House, Ludgate Hill. 1861.