Reference numberNLB/71/398
Alternative reference numberNLB/71 p203
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. Pietro Capparoni, Rome [Italy]
Date2 May 1928
DescriptionReplies that the Royal Society can give no definite answer to prove the portrait of [Marcello] Malpighi is by A. M. de Tobar. Cites source as an old printed catalogue that only goes back 100yrs. Acknowledges that de Tobar could not have been the artist if, as Dr. Pietro Capparoni claims, he was born in 1678.
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueNLB/71/353
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8222Malpighi; Marcello (1628 - 1694); biologist and physician1628 - 1694
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