Reference numberMS/426/579
Alternative reference numberMS/426 p131
TitleCopy letter from W [William] Sharpey, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Lord [Henry] Brougham
Date16 January 1857
DescriptionInforms that following Mr Westmacott's examination of Newton's [Death] Mask, advises against taking a mould from it. Therefore regrets to announce a copy cannot be made from the original mask. Attaches [Richard] Westmacott's Report [not enclosed] and states the metal cast referred to belongs to Mr Weld, who will be prepared to lend it so a copy can be made. [See MS/426/576]
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueMS/426/576
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8151Brougham; Henry Peter (1778 - 1868); Baron Brougham and Vaux; statesman1778 - 1868
NA6317Westmacott; Richard (1799 - 1872)1799 - 1872
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