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Image number: RS.15107
Credit: ©The Royal Society
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Illuminated letter C

Date

1663

Creator

Unknown, Artist

Object type

Archive reference number

Material

Dimensions

height (page): 390mm
width (page): 292mm

Subject

Content object

Description

Illuminated letter 'C' in the 1663 Charter Book of the Royal Society. Red, yellow, blue, and grey body colour with gilding detail on vellum. The letter highlights the C of 'Carolus Secundus' (Charles II) on the first page of text in the charter.

Associated place

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