SHARPEY, William. 21254



Autograph Letter Signed, to Mr. Brodie, soliciting support for a candidate for the Athenaeum. A good one page example, 7 x 4 inches. Hastings, undated. “Kindly give him a white ball today.” William Sharpey FRS (1802 – 1880), Scottish anatomist and physiologist. Sharpey became the outstanding exponent of experimental biology and has been described as the “father of British physiology”.