Reference numberNLB/72/163
Alternative reference numberNLB/72 p84
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to M. Pierre Abraham; rue Dufetel, Le Chesnay, France
Date1 May 1929
DescriptionReplies to an enquiry about a portrait of Lord Kelvin inserted in Mach's Warmelehre (1923). Asks M. Pierre Abraham to send a photograph of the portrait, and then hopefully the Royal Society can identify it and trace the original.
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