Reference numberA/0165
TitleMace of the Royal Society
ArtistDriffield, C M
DescriptionThe Mace was presented to the Royal Society by Charles II in 1663 and it is placed on the table in front of the President at every meeting of Council and of the Society.
MaterialsPencil sketch
Dimensions14 1/4'' x 3 1/4''
Access statusOpen
Related materialColour transparency of the Mace together with Royal Society portrait of Charles II by Sir Peter Lely
Related records in the catalogueIM/000805
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