A portrait of Sir Humphry Davy (1778–1829) seated at a desk with a burner lamp on his left and a quill in a holder in the foreground.
Sir Humphrey Davy Bart. President of the Royal Society &c. &c. &c.
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Bakelite napkin ring
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