Reference numberNLB/66/277
Alternative reference numberNLB/66 p156
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Rickman Godlee, Whitchurch, [Oxfordshire]
Date2 April 1924
DescriptionThanks Rickman Godlee for the photogravure [photo ingrained onto a metal plate] of Lord Lister, which will be sent to the photographer for an enlargement to be produced; states that the sharpness of the photogravure may not be enough to enlarge it to the required size (15" x 12"). Informs that efforts are being made to purchase Godlee's book and corrects the notion that the Royal Society is wealthy, as the recent bequests are only for specific uses, not for general purposes.
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