Reference numberCD/30
Alternative reference numberCD 321-357
TitleDocuments on Charles Walker and controversy over illustrations to a paper, for the consideration of Council of the Royal Society
DescriptionPapers containing correspondence between Charles Walker and the Royal Society, discussing the cost of illustrations for his paper 'The Life History of Leucocytes'. Includes a controversial letter to John Bretland Farmer, which could be taken to imply that somebody at the Royal Society was taking commissions from engravers for illustrations, and the Royal Society's reaction to this.
Extent1 file: 48 items
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