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Sea oak

If protected from light, red seaweeds can retain their colour for hundreds of years. Famous Victorian seaweed collector Amelia Griffiths found this specimen of sea oak at Ilfracombe....

Liroconite

An attractive Cornish mineral with teal coloured crystals....

Fluorite and baryte

Deep violet-blue inter-grown cubic crystals of fluorite (cube and tetrahedron). Overgrown on calcite with subsequent overgrowth by spheroidal aggregates 0f fine bladed crystals of baryte. Specimen found at Castleton in...

fossil

Fossil hunting was a popular Victorian past time. Turning this hobby into a successful business required good local knowledge and a lot of good luck. Edward Simpson apprenticed to the geologist...

Magic Lantern Slide: Sunset at Exmouth

This magic lantern slide shows a view of the sunset in Exmouth in September 1911. William Weaver Baker was a keen local amateur photographer and his collection of lantern slides...

Magic Lantern Slide: Sunset. Exmouth

This magic lantern slide shows a view of the sunset in Exmouth, Devon in September 1911. William Weaver Baker was a keen local amateur photographer and his collection of lantern...

Lesser calamint

Data printed on slip: ‘HERB. G.GOODE.’ Data handwritten in black ink on slip: ‘Calamintha Nepeta Savi/ Babraham, Cambs/ [Data typed on slip: ‘Watson Botanical Exchange Club.’ ]/ ‘Coll.G.G. 24 Aug. 1932’...

Grass

Data written directly on sheet, handwritten in black ink ‘WILTSHIRE: SAVERNAKE FOREST, UNDER BEECH TREES.’ ‘COLL. C.E. HUBBARD. 8-8-1937’. 2 tufts in flower/fruit. In...

Common valerian

Data handwritten in black ink on printed slip: ‘Roadside, Rattery, Dev./ July| 28| ‘05 WKM.’ Also by specimen: ‘v. sambucifolia.’...

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