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Collected by Alfred Russel Wallace

...Unremarkable. It had a narrow, brown label attached to one leg. ‘Collected by A. R. Wallace 1861’. Surely, this couldn’t be THE A. R. Wallace? My heart was thumping. With......employment for two years. Later on, as Wallace’s health began to fail, he employed Allen again. They travelled separately to collect and in early 1861 Allen sailed from Ternate to......that underpins modern science. It is a real treasure in RAMM’s collection. References Baker, D.B. (2001). Alfred Russel Wallace’s record of his consignments to Samuel Stevens, 1854-1861. Journal, Zoologische Mededelingen....

Japanese triptych book

...Race at the Great Battle of Uji River (Ujikawa ō -gassen senjinzu 宇治川大合戦先陣図) Signature (right-hand print): Ichiransai Kunitsuna ga (一蘭斎国綱画) Signature (centre print): Kunitsuna ga (国綱画) Date: 1861 Publisher: Katoya......good fortune. Page 4: Utagawa Kuniyoshi 歌川国芳 (1797–1861) Title: Akamatsu Castle attacked by flooding (Akamatsu no shiro mizuzeme no zu 赤松之城水責之図) Signature: Ichiyūsai Kuniyoshi ga (一勇斎国芳画) Date: 1860 Publisher: Izumiya......castle, leading to a quick surrender. See also: B. W. Robinson, Kuniyoshi : the warrior-prints, T355 See: http://www.kuniyoshiproject.com/Warrior%20triptychs%201858-1861%20%28T349-T358%29.htm Page 5: Utagawa Yoshitora歌川芳虎 (active c. 1836–1882) Title: The Great Battle of...

After the Storm

Samuel Palmer was one of the most original and influential artists of the 19th century. His most famous works are associated with the landscape around Shoreham in Kent. However, in...

Moluccan starling

Bird skin once belonging to Ipplepen taxidermist Charles Garside (1881–1981). We are not sure how he came by it. This is quite a special specimen. The label reads, ‘Collected by...

? royal mantle moth

Drawing of royal mantle moth (Anticlea sinuata) larvae (caterpillars) by W Buckler. This album of 5 illustrations belonged to Buckler’s friend Rev John Hellins. An inscription on the first page reads:...

Wedding dress

This blue dress was worn as a wedding dress. It has a white lace collar and silk trimming in the form of tassels or fringing. It is interesting to compare...

Honiton (East Devon) lace sprig

Said to have been made as part of a commission for Queen Victoria in 1861, this East Devon bobbin lace sprig is part of a collection of British and Continental...