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Lot #270
Frederick Gowland Hopkins

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English biochemist (1861-1947) who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1929, with Christiaan Eijkman, for the discovery of vitamins, despite the discovery generally being attributed to Casimir Funk. ALS signed “F. Gowland Hopkins,” one page, 6 x 8.75, personal letterhead, March 28, 1928. Letter to Mabel de Courcy Duncan, whose guest he had been. In part: "Your charming hospitality and the kindness of your sister and yourself I can never forget. The days were filled with delightful experiences, and, looking back on them, it seems that only by a sort of magic could so much pleasure have been provided for me in so a short time!" In fine condition. Accompanied by the original mailing envelope, addressed in Hopkins's hand.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #539 - Ended November 07, 2018

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