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Portrait and other photographs and prints collected by Alfred Newton, 1805-1895

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9839/32

Scope and Contents

[1] GERARD BLASIUS (1625-92) (Dutch anatomist). Engraving by A. v. Zylvelt. [2] JOHANN FRIEDRICH BLUMENBACH (1752-1840) (German physician, physiologist, anthropologist). Engraving. [3] JOHN JAMES LOUIS BONHOTE (1875-1922) (ornithologist). Photograph by Walery. [4] SIR BENJAMIN COLLINS BRODIE (1783-1862) (1st Baronet, physiologist, surgeon). Photograph by Maull & Polyblank. [5] JULIUS VICTOR CARUS (1823-1903) (German zoologist, comparative anatomist, entomologist). Photograph by W. Höffert, Leipzig, 1893. [6] CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS (1451-1506) (explorer, navigator). Engraving by Formentin. [7] EDWARD DRINKER COPE (1840-97) (American paleontologist, comparative anatomist). Photograph (1895) [8] ROBERT TEMPLE FRERE(1820-86) (house physician, King's College Hospital, 1851-60; then wine merchant). Photograph. [9] CONRAD GES(S)NER (1516-65) (Swiss naturalist). Engraving. [10] BERNARD-GERMAIN-éTIENNE DE LAVILLE-SUR-ILLON, COMTE DE LACéPÈDE (1756-1825) (French naturalist). Engraving. [11] CHARLES DE L'éCLUSE (1526-1609) (Dutch scholar, physician, botanist). Engraving by Jos. Schmidt, Vienna. [12] MARTIN HEINRICH KARL LICHTENSTEIN (1780-1857) (ornithologist, Professor of Zoology, Berlin University). Engraving. [13] JUAN IGNACIO MOLINA (1740-1829) (Jesuit, historian of Chile, naturalist). Engraving from drawing by by J.B. Frullius, 1805. [14] SIR RODERICK IMPEY MURCHISON (1792-1871) (geologist; President of Geographical Society, 1843-71; Director-General of Geological Survey 1855-71). Photograph by Maull & Polyblank. [15] OSBERT SALVIN (1835-98) (ornithologist, especially Central American; Strickland Curator of Ornithology, Cambridge 1874-82). Photograph by Maull & Polyblank. [16] ROBERT WILSON SHUFELDT (1850-1934) (zoologist; Smithsonian Institution, Washington). Photograph (1894) [17] HENRY TIBBATS STAINTON (1822-92) (entomologist; secretary, Zoological Record Association, 1871-86). Engraving. [18] Founders and officers of the American Ornithologists' Union, 1883. [19] Literary and Scientific Portrait Club. Printed rules and list of members, n.d. Other illustrations [20] 'Snow bunting's nest the first found with eggs in Scotland, by John Young, 1888' (AN's annotation). [21] 'Albatross group in Wellington Museum. J. Hector in litt. 28 Novr/95' (AN's annotation). [22-24] Photographs: stuffed duck; great kangaroo; seal. [25-30] Photographs of drawings by J. Wolf: falcons; gorilla; owl; lion cubs. [31-32] Engravings of birds, by J.G. Keulemans. [33] Photograph of engraving by Adrian Collaert. [34-35] Engravings of native people and walrusses from a Dutch book on North America. [36] Portfolio (empty) of Literary & Scientific Portrait Club, photographers Maull & Polyblank.


  • Creation: 1805-1895


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1 collection (35 photographs and engravings photograph, engraving)

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