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Great Nawab butterfly

This butterfly was collected in Manipur in India in May 1913. It is part of J Ellis’ collection. In 1927 his daughter presented the collection to the Museum on her...

Cuckoo owl

The cuckoo owl is a ground-dwelling owl found in open, dry grasslands, agricultural lands and desert habitats of North & South America. Cuckoo owls feed on a variety of prey...

Black necked stork

This black necked stork or jabiru was formerly a captive bird at Primley Zoo (which later became Paignton Zoo). It was captured in India and kept at the Zoo until...

Moss

This moss specimen was collected by Mr I H Burkill an Economic Botanist to the Botanical Survey of India and later Director of the Botanical Gardens in the Straits Settlements...

Rapids on the Pykara, Madras

This photograph shows the rapids on the Pykara in the Nilgiris, Madras, India. It was taken by Samuel Bourne (1834-1912) in 1869. Bourne was a highly praised colonial photographer. His...

Seed

This seed is from a collection of specimens and photos chiefly concerned with economic botany belonging to J R Jackson of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew....

Moss

This moss specimen was collected by Mr I H Burkill an Economic Botanist to the Botanical Survey of India and later Director of the Botanical Gardens in the Straits Settlements...

Moss

This moss specimen was collected by Mr I H Burkill an Economic Botanist to the Botanical Survey of India and later Director of the Botanical Gardens in the Straits Settlements...

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