Reference numberNLB/71/355
Alternative reference numberNLB/71 p181
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. F. P. Barnard, Alford, Lincs.
Date19 April 1928
DescriptionTitled 'Gilbert Portrait'. Replies that the Royal Society has 2 portraits and a bust of Davies Gilbert, [President of the Royal Society]. One is an oil painting by T. Phillips, the other an engraving by H. Howard. The bust is by R. Westmacott. Explains formal permission will need to be sort if Dr. F. P. Barnard wishes to photograph any of the objects.
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