image MS_248_17_068
Image number: RS.16741
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Two vessels


3 January 1702


Unknown, Artist

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

f17 p68



height (page): 216mm
width (page): 176mm


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Content object


Images of two vessels on front of letter from John Gillmore, dated at Bristol, 3 January 1701/2.

In papers collected by Robert Southwell.

Object history

This manuscript was sold at Sotheby's in June 1893 (Phillips sale) and acquired by the Royal Society from a purchaser of that lot. Some of the material is signed by Robin Bacon, who was also Robert Boyle's scribe (see William Poole, 'Sir Robert Southwell's Dialogue on Thomas Burnet's Theory of the Earth: "C & S Discourse of Mr Burnett's Theory of the Earth" (1684): Contexts and an Edition', The Seventeenth Century, 23 (2008), 72-104).

Related Fellows

Robert Southwell (1635-1702, British), Diplomat
Robert Hooke (1635-1703, British), Natural philosopher

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