Reference numberNLB/13/464
Alternative reference numberNLB/13 p288
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society
Date18 September 1896
DescriptionThe engravers for 'Leisure Hour' have asked permission to photograph certain portraits of which the Society has engravings for the purpose of an article on [Fridtjof] Nansen, which [Edward] Whymper is writing for that journal. Harrison presumes he may give permission in anticipation of leave of Council but would like Foster's authority.
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