Reference numberNLB/72/921
Alternative reference numberNLB/72 p489
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Principal of Wandsworth Technical Institute; High Street, Wandsworth, S.W.18.
Date29 June 1930
DescriptionGives the Principal permission to have reproductions made of the Royal Society's paintings of Lord Kelvin, Sir Isaac Newton, and Michael Faraday. Asks which process they intend to make reproductions with. Informs the Principal that the Royal Society does not possess a portrait of Joseph Whitworth, Bt., but that there is one by L. Desanges in the Whitworth Institute at Darley Dale near Matlock.
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