Reference numberMOB/054
TitleSilver salver
ArtistReily, Charles & George Storer
DescriptionSalver, with an acanthus leaf and flower engraved decoration to the surface, framing a later inscription. With a raised leaf border, the slaver stands on four feet. The inscription reads: ‘PRESENTED TO THE REVD. HENRY STEBBING DD FRS. Rector of St. Nicholas Cole Abbey London. BY A NUMBER OF HIS FRIENDS in recognition of his long and devoted services as CHAPLAIN TO UNIVERSITY COLLEGE HOSPITAL from the foundation in 1834 until his retirement in 1879.’ Previously belonged to Henry Stebbing FRS.
Extent1 artefact
Dimensionsh 65 x d 536 mm
Access statusOpen
ProvenancePresented to the Royal Society in 1961-1962, bequeathed by William Pinckard Delane Stebbing, grandson of Henry Stebbing; recorded in Royal Society Minutes of Council, Printed, vol.21 1961-1964, p.17
URL descriptionDigital version available on The Royal Society Picture Library
Fellows associated with this archive
NA1618Stebbing; Henry (1799 - 1883); author and Church of England clergyman1799 - 1883
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