Reference numberNLB/11/863
Alternative reference numberNLB/11 p420
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Editor of 'The Leisure Hour', 56 Paternoster Row, E.C.
Date21 October 1895
DescriptionThe President and Council at their recent meeting have granted the Editor leave to photograph the portraits of former Presidents of the Royal Society for publication in the 'Leisure Hour'. The portraits are of course not allowed to leave the premises but every facility will be given to a photographer.
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