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Owen, Richard (2011) Sir Richard Owen Index: Royal Society Collection. Royal Society of Tasmania, University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Sir Richard Owen (1804-1892) was a famous English naturalist
and surgeon. He was conservator at the Hunterian Museum
of the Royal College of Surgeons, London (1827),
Hunterian Professor of comparative anatomy and
physiology at the Royal College of Surgeons (1836-1856),
and superintendent of Natural History at the British
Museum. He was also a member of a commission for
inquiring into the health of the Metropolis (1847) and
of one on Smithfield and other meat markets. He
became F.R.S. 1834 and was awarded the K.C.B. in 1884,
amongst many other honours.
RS.104

Item Type: Other
Keywords: Tasmania, Royal Society of Tasmania, science, natural science, social history, Australia, indexes, University of Tasmania, Library, private deposits, archives, Collections, catalogue, Special, Van Diemen's Land,
Publisher: Royal Society of Tasmania, University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Collections: Royal Society Collection
Other Special Collections
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2011 05:23
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:18
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