Record

Reference numberP/0241
LevelItem
TitlePortrait of Sharpey, William
ArtistBeadell, F
Datec.1874
DescriptionOval head and shoulders portrait of William Sharpey in formal evening wear: black coat, waistcoat and tie; white shirt and studs. The sitter has white hair, receding, and side whiskers.
FormatPainting
Physical descriptionOil on canvas
Dimensionsh 495 x w 365 mm
Access statusOpen
ProvenanceCouncil minute states: “On the motion of the Treasurer, the Council approved of the purchase of a water-colour portrait of the late Dr. Sharpey, by the late F.Beadell, for the sum of £10 10s.” [Royal Society Minutes of Council, Printed, vol.11 1914-1920 p.75].
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7273Sharpey; William (1802 - 1880)1802 - 1880
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView



    CONTACT US

    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →

    SUBSCRIBE

    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView