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Fungus drawing: Crucibulum vulgare

Watercolour drawing by Richard Cresswell. Miss Aviolet bound all his fungi drawings into two volumes and wrote identifications at the bottom of the sheet. Annotations: ‘natural size / unripe capsule closed...

Fungus drawing: Crucibulum vulgare

Watercolour drawing by Richard Cresswell. Miss Aviolet bound all his fungi drawings into two volumes and wrote identifications at the bottom of the sheet. Annotations: ‘natural size / unripe capsule closed...

Skylark

Skylark collected at Hope’s Nose, Torquay on 18th June 1889. It is said to have once belonged to Ipplepen taxidermist Charles Garside (1881–1981)....

Violet-green swallow

Female violet-green swallow collected by WG Smith 8 May 1889. From RP Nicholls’ collection....

Northern rough-winged swallow

Study skin of a male northern rough-winged swallow. Collected 8 June 1889 by WG Smith. From the collection of RP Nicholls,...

Northern rough-winged swallow

Study skin of a female northern rough-winged swallow. Collected 30 May 1889.by WG Smith. From the collection of RP Nicholls,...

Starfish

This starfish specimen was collected on board HMS Challenger in 1873. It was the first specimen of this species to ever be described. In 1889 Percy Sladen named it Stichaster...

Swallowtail butterfly

This specimen was collected in Japan in 1893 by AE Wileman at 4100ft. It is called a ‘swallowtail’ due to the finger-like projections on its hind wings....

Japanese luehdorfia butterfly

This butterfly was originally in the Natural History Museum London’s collection. It was collected from Japan. The larvae of this species feed on wild ginger....