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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms alb-BD2:46
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  180 x 113mm
Extent:  2 foll. + portrait
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 1 of 3
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a - 2a
Language:  English
Place:  Cambridge
Date:  1866-11-07
Short summary:  Explaining the rules for access to papers not ordered to be printed by the Royal Society. Paper received too occupied with special details to fit the Transactions.
Person:  Stokes, George Gabriel, Sir 1st baronet, 1819 (Skreen, co. Sligo)-1903 (Cambridge), Physicist, author
Person:  Dawkins, William Boyd, Sir, 1837 (Buttington, near Welshpool)-1929 (Bowdon, Cheshire), Paleontologist, Geologist, Antiquarian, addressee ?
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Royal Society (Society)
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 2 of 3
Type of element:  letter
Place:  Unidentified
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 3 of 3
Type of element:  portrait
Extent:  3a
Language:  English
Place:  London
Date:  1892?
Short summary:  Reproduction of photograph of Sir George Gabriel Stokes, right profile, by Mrs F. W. H Myers [= Eveleen Myers]. Published by Swan Electric Engraving Co. Frontispiece from Mathematical and physical papers, vol. 5. Ed. by John Larmor.
Person:  Myers, Eveleen, 1856 (London)-1937 (London), Photographer, artist
Person:  Stokes, George Gabriel, Sir 1st baronet, 1819 (Skreen, co. Sligo)-1903 (Cambridge), Physicist, portrayed
Person:  Swan, Joseph Wilson, Sir, 1828 (Pallion, co. Durham)-1914 (Warlingham, Surrey), Chemist, Inventor, person referred to
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Swan Electric Engraving Co. (Association)
COMMENTS
Comments:  Size of portrait: 159 x 115 mm. Addressee?
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