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Tales from a shell cabinet

In the latest SHNH Newsletter the following note was published, which not only gives an amusing and interesting little story, but also reveals the existence of a British conchologist not yet listed in Coan & Kabat (2016): Samuel Smith (1802–1892).

Schermafbeelding 2016-08-07 om 10.42.41 Schermafbeelding 2016-08-07 om 10.43.52
Schermafbeelding 2016-08-07 om 10.44.38 Schermafbeelding 2016-08-07 om 10.45.14

Reference:
Nelson EC. 2016. Tales from a shell cabinet. An old lady’s house burgled. Society for the History of Natural History, Newsletter 110: 17–19.

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