Reference numberNLB/73/95
Alternative reference numberNLB/73 p48
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to W. M. Hill Esq., Department of Overseas Trade, 35 Old Queen Street, SW1
Date28 November 1930
DescriptionLists the four portraits W. M. Hill would like to be photographed. These are;
Charles Darwin by John Collier
Michael Faraday by Blaikley
Lord Lister by W. W. Ouless
Sir Isaac Newton by Vander Banck
States that the dates the portraits were painted re not known. Also acknowledges the Medici Society will give 48 hour notice being sending someone to photograph them.
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