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Dudgeon, Gerald Cecil (1867-1930)

  • Dudgeon, Gerald Cecil, 1867-1930.
Date
1905-1910
Reference
MS.2226
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work

Description

Sketch-book containing water-colour drawings of West African butterflies, etc. With a list of butterflies seen in Northern Nigeria. Author's holograph MS. At the end there are a few pencilled figure-drawings.

Publication/Creation

1905-1910

Physical description

8 ll. + 14 bl. ll. + 5 ll. obl. 8vo. 121/2 x 18 cm. Original boards, a Whatman paper Reeves sketch-book. A small piece has been cut out of two leaves.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1931.

Biographical note

The butterfly sketches were made during the author's five tours between 1905 and 1910, as Superintendent - afterwards General Inspector - of Agriculture for British West Africa under the Colonial Office.

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).

Languages

  • English

Subjects


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