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The Royal Society's iron chest
Drawing of the Royal Society's iron chest standing on its wooden frame and on castors. The work is inscribed in pencil: "Iron chest given to RS by Mr. Ball a founder about 1663 for documents Weld's History VOL. P.171." With an instruction to the printer: "Reduce to 3 Â¢ "wide." Inscribed in pencil lower right: "Butterworth Savoy House 115 Strand" Drawn for an article by Herbert Rix (1850-1906), assistant secretary of the Royal Society. The illustration was made to be engraved by the Butterworth and Heath company (active 1856-1896) and published in the Leisure Hour for 1896.
Original: pencil on board. 1896
- Image reference: RS-10261
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