Sigmund Freud in 1938. J.D. Griffith Davies (left) holds the Charter Book of the Royal Society, which was taken to Freud’s residence upon his election as a Foreign Member of the Society in 1936.
The photograph was taken by Princess Marie Bonaparte.
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Currently near the top of the list of things I wish I could go and see is the Royal Society’s “Treasures of the Royal Society Library”, an exhibition celebrating their 350-year-old collection of scientific books.
The exhibition’s website has more examples of what is on display.