Reference numberS/0050
TitleLock of hair of Newton, Sir Isaac
Descriptionlock of Newton's hair in a small wooden case
NotesNewton display case
Access statusOpen
ProvenanceSee Printed Council Minutes, 28 October 1847, where it is 'Resolved - That the thanks of the President and Council be given to Mr Henry Garling for his present of the lock of Sir Isaac Newton's hair. ' Includes transcript of letter from Henry Garling of 25 October 1847, from 27 Bedford Row, offering the hair.
Related records in the catalogueMS/426/286
CopiesDigitial tiff
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8414Newton; Sir; Isaac (1642 - 1727); natural philosopher and mathematician1642 - 1727
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