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The Zoological Museum ... : Mr. Seaman, (as manager for a society of gentlemen, to whom this collection belongs) begs to inform the ladies and gentlemen of this town, that he has just arrived with that extensive and valuable Museum, containing many thousands of natural curiosities ...

  • Harrison, Wyman, 1931-
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[approximately 1824?]
  • Ephemera
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Description

Poster advertising the natural history exhibits from Mr. Seaman's collection (largely from the South Pacific Ocean area) on display at "The Zoological Museum" (unclear as to where it is), backed with a poem: "An address on a visit to The Museum" by the Rev. W. Harrison, to Mr. Seaman, Leverian Museum, Ely and dated 1824. Similar posters exist headed "The Leverian Museum" instead of Zoological Museum, with the King replaced by 2 dukes.

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[approximately 1824?]

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1 sheet ; 55 x 22 cm

Notes

At head of title: "Patronized by His Majesty" (King George IV, 1762 1830?)

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  • English


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    EPH+35

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