Category Archives: Queries

In search of Richard Waller’s library

For some time I have been interested in Richard Waller (d. 1715), a fellow of the Royal Society who served as Secretary and also as Vice-President under Newton’s presidency. He was an accomplished draughtsman – his botanical drawings can be … Continue reading

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Protected: Drawings by William Faithorne?

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Portraits and furnishings

Might anyone know of a recent study on the portraits and furnishing of the RS, or in other contemporary or similar institutions? From archival records, we know that Fellows of the Royal Society frequently gave portraits to the Society, either … Continue reading

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