Reference numberMM/17/97
TitleLetter from Victoria Mary Louise King to Robert Harrison, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society
Date5 January 1897
DescriptionConcerning a portrait of Sir Humphry Davy, purchased by her late husband's uncle (Sir Thomas Poole). Poole had been left £50 in Sir Humphry Davy's will to "purchase some token of remembrance" and bought the portrait of Davy with this money.

The portrait was painted by Professor Henry Howard in 1803.
Extent4 sides
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8200Davy; Sir; Humphry (1778 - 1829); physicist1778 - 1829
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