Reference numberMOB/095
TitleMahogany armchair
Datelate 18th century
DescriptionMahogany armchair, George III, late 18th century, with hoop-shaped leather covered back and stick splats, curved mahogany and brass arm supports, the square tapering legs joined by an H-stretcher. Brass plate screwed to back of chairs reading: "This chair formerly belonged to Sir Isaac Newton and was bequeathed in 1812 to Richard Saumarez [FRS] of Newington in the County of Surrey. Renovated by order of Captain Saumarez in 1849".
Extent1 item
Access statusOpen
ProvenanceBequeathed to the Royal Society in 1891 by Mr Thomas Kerslake of Clevedon
Fellows associated with this archive
NA3317Saumarez; Richard (1764 - 1835)1764 - 1835
NA8414Newton; Sir; Isaac (1642 - 1727); natural philosopher and mathematician1642 - 1727
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