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Fonds LOU - Victorian Specimens - "Botanical Specimens collected by Great Aunt Lou c.1862"
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GB235 LOU

Title

Victorian Specimens - "Botanical Specimens collected by Great Aunt Lou c.1862"

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  • 1862 (Creation)

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2 folders in one box, 8cm

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Russell, Louisa (1823-1877)

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Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

D. Cameron (great nephew)

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2 folders, each containing around 40 specimens, the first being the collection curated by Great Aunt Lou - Louisa Hoby nee Russell in around 1862. The second seems to have been put together at least partly by 'DR' and includes seaweed specimens from Cumbrae.

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open

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permission required from RBGE

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good

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