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Sir Michael Foster: papers on sponges

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9924

Scope and Contents

Papers on Red Sea sponges, written during a voyage to build a lighthouse opposite Mount Sinai in 1860. Presented, with letter, by Michael Foster (son) to George Bidder, 1930.


  • Creation: 1860


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from Department of Zoology, 1989

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