Reference numberNLB/72/121
Alternative reference numberNLB/72 p63
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to C. E. W. Dodwell Esq.; Coburg Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Date27 March 1929
DescriptionReplies to C. E. W. Dodwell's letter about an engraving he owns, informing him that it is not only a group of the Royal Society but shows a group of men of science, and is dated 1807-8. Informs him that according to the British Museum, the painter is [John] Gilbert, and the engravers are [William] Walker and [Georg] Zobel.
Access statusOpen
Related materialA copy of the engraving mentioned in this letter can be found in the British Museum collection, 1875,0508.528 and is entitled 'The Distinguished Men of Science of Great Britain Living in the Years 1807-8'.
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