Reference numberNLB/39/14
Alternative reference numberNLB/39 p9
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Major P [Percy Alexander] MacMahon, Fellow of the Royal Society
Date13 November 1908
DescriptionHarrison finds that in the Royal Society collection there is a good many portraits of men of science, especially botanists, probably cut out of an illustrated book of R J Thorton's, 1799, from which Major Barnes' portraits also are not unlikely to be derived. If Major Barnes would be good enough to send Harrison a list of the portraits he has it could be compared with the Royal Society portfolio, and perhaps Harrison could make him an offer for any they do not posses.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA6982MacMahon; Percy Alexander (1854 - 1929)1854 - 1929
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