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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms alb-BD2:30
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  different dimensions
Extent:  3 foll. + 2 portraits
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 1 of 4
Type of element:  signature
Extent:  1a
Language:  English
Place:  s.l.
Date:  1851 (after)
Comments to date:  Playfair was appointed C. B. in 1851.
Short summary:  The signature of Lyon Playfair on some kind of certificate.
Person:  Playfair, Lyon, 1st Baron Playfair, 1818-1898 (London), Chemist, Professor, author
Person:  Smith, Henry A., fl. 1851?, Student, person referred to
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 2 of 4
Type of element:  portrait
Extent:  2a
Language:  English
Place:  s.l.
Date:  1892 (after)
Short summary:  Newspaper reproduction of portrait of Lord Playfair.
Person:  Playfair, Lyon, 1st Baron Playfair, 1818-1898 (London), Chemist, Professor, portrayed
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 3 of 4
Type of element:  portrait
Extent:  3a
Language:  English
Place:  s.l.
Date:  1865-1874?
Short summary:  Photograph of John Phillips.
Person:  Phillips, John, 1800 (Marden, Wiltshire)-1874 (Oxford), Geologist, portrayed
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 4 of 4
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  4a - 5b
Language:  English
Place:  s.l.
Date:  1865-09-01
Comments to date:  Year supplied in red pencil. The meeting of the British Association took place in Birmingahm in September 1865 with John Phillips in the chair.
Short summary:  Will try to send cranial notes. Will Dawkins be at Birmingham? Pen drawing of himself in chair, and of the skull of Bos longifrons.
Person:  Phillips, John, 1800 (Marden, Wiltshire)-1874 (Oxford), Geologist, author
Person:  Dawkins, William Boyd, Sir, 1837 (Buttington, near Welshpool)-1929 (Bowdon, Cheshire), Paleontologist, Geologist, Antiquarian, addressee
COMMENTS
Comments:  1 fragment signed by Lyon Playfair (38 x 115 mm); 1 portrait of Lord Playfair (108 x 62 mm); 1 photograph of John Phillips (82 x 59 mm); 1 letter by John Phillips (112 x 92 mm). - Note in pencil on 5a.
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