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In china and Japan swallows are a symbol of good luck and are frequently depicted in paintings and on ceramics. Oriental painting is traditionally influenced by nature, the supernatural world...

Crossostoma Midas: marine bristle worm

This pencil and ink drawing was donated to the museum with a variety of drawings and watercolours by PH Gosse, and it is likely that this drawing can also be...

Magic Lantern Slide: Drawings of butterfly eggs

Alfred Rowden was a keen amateur photographer and natural historian in Exeter. He often gave talks at local field clubs, illustrated with magic lantern slides that he created or purchased...

Botanical drawing, uttran

Uttran (Pergularia daemia) is an important Ayurvedic herb, used for a variety of ailments. It relieves asthma and catarrh, its leaves can be used against intestinal worms and will relieve...

Syllis longiseta: marine bristle worm

This pencil drawing was donated to the museum with a variety of drawings and watercolours by PH Gosse, and it is possible that this drawing can also be attributed to...

Untitled: crustacea

This chalk drawing by PH Gosse was probably used as a teaching aid. The top drawing of a prawn closely resembles a line drawing in his book ‘Life’ on page...

Claws of locust mantis shrimp

This chalk drawing by PH Gosse shows enlarged drawings of shrimp claws. The upper drawing is labelled Squilla Desm. and the lower Cerapus Whitei. Line drawings of these can be...

Periwinkle: Topshell

This drawing by PH Gosse was probably used as a teaching slide. The upper drawings show a much enlarged sketch of a sea snail’s mouth parts, scientifically known as a...

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