The Royal Society's mace unknown
Product images of The Royal Society's mace
The Royal Society's mace
Drawing of the Royal Society's Charles II mace resting upon a tasselled mace cushion. The work is inscribed in pencil: "18/3/96. Mace (silver gilt) given by Charles II Aug. 1663 (used at all meetings of Council & Society). (about 1/6 natural size)." With an instruction to the printer: "reduce to 5 Â¥" wide." Inscribed in pencil verso: "Butterworths Savoy House 115 Strand WC." 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-10260
- The Royal Society
More by the artist unknown.
Explore the collection Royal Society prints.
We use a 280gsm fine art paper and premium branded inks to create the perfect reproduction.
Our expertise and use of high-quality materials means that our print colours are independently verified to last between 100 and 200 years.
Read more about our fine art prints.
Manufactured in the UK
All products are printed in the UK, using the latest digital presses and a giclée printmaking process.
We only use premium branded inks, and colours are independently verified to last between 100 and 200 years.