Reference numberNLB/72/639
Alternative reference numberNLB/72 p346
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor J. W. Churchman; Cornell University Medical College; East 28th Street, New York, USA
Date7 February 1930
Description'In reply to your letter of January 20, I regret to say that we do not know of the existence of a portrait of Robert Hooke. All efforts to trace one have failed.'
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