Reference numberMS/426/625
Alternative reference numberMS/426 p141
TitleCopy letter from W [William] Sharpey, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Viscount Enfield [George Byng], FRS
Date10 April 1858
DescriptionRegrets to inform of an accident befalling the Newton Portrait due to lack of care from the artists commissioned to copy it. The Artist prompted it against to close to the door, so when somebody came through, it drew the portrait and caused damage to the canvas. The figure pf newton however was untouched. [See MS/426/610 and MS/426/626]
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueMS/426/610
Fellows associated with this archive
NA4880Byng; George Stevens (1806 - 1886); 2nd Earl of Stafford1806 - 1886
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