Reference numberMM/22/81
TitleLetter from Sylvanus Phillips Thompson, Shanklin, to Dr [Frederick] Guthrie
Date8 April n.y.
DescriptionBrief note on Guthrie's 'unhappy fate' in having to lecture. With an accompanying dual portrait sketch by Thompson contrasting himself relaxing on a beach with Guthrie holding his nose to a grindstone.
Physical descriptionPaper
Access statusOpen
ProvenancePresented by H Jack Haden, 26 June 2000. Discovered inside a copy of the 1920 biography of Thompson by Jane S Thompson and Helen G Thompson, purchased in Foyle's Bookshop in 1955. The book was inscribed 'Blanche Guthrie, 184A Ladbroke Grove W10.'
Related records in the catalogueIM/007171
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7141Thompson; Silvanus Phillips (1851 - 1916); physicist and electrical engineer1851 - 1916
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