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Letter to Richard Owen, [1860?], January 8.

Author: Adam Sedgwick; Richard Owen
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Autograph signed letter from Sedgwick to English biologist, comparative anatomist and paleontologist Richard Owen, regarding "some new bones from our 'Green Sand' - certainly one new species of Pterodactyl." Sedgwick was coming to London to present the bones to Owen at the British Museum. Includes a lithograph portrait of Adam Sedgwick by J. H. Lynch after a drawing by S. Lawrence [1844]. The portrait is signed by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Letters (correspondence)
Lithographs
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Adam Sedgwick; Adam Sedgwick
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Sedgwick; Richard Owen
OCLC Number: 704627926
Notes: All inquiries about this letter should be directed to the Dibner Senior Curator, History of Science, Medicine & Technology.
Description: 1 letter, 18 cm. 3 pages, includes litograph portrait of Adam Sedgwick (24 x 17 cm.).

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Autograph signed letter from Sedgwick to English biologist, comparative anatomist and paleontologist Richard Owen, regarding "some new bones from our 'Green Sand' - certainly one new species of Pterodactyl." Sedgwick was coming to London to present the bones to Owen at the British Museum. Includes a lithograph portrait of Adam Sedgwick by J. H. Lynch after a drawing by S. Lawrence [1844]. The portrait is signed by Adam Sedgwick.

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