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Rytiphlaea thuyoides
Date Made/Found: 1856
Donor: Miss Margaret Alice Meyler , 1863-1962
Previous owner: Mrs Margaret Gatty , British, 1809 - 1873
Previous owner: Mrs Horatia Katharine Frances Eden , British, 1846 - 1945
Place Object Found: Douglas
Department: Natural History
Accession Number: 2015.59.91
This specimen is part of a folio of pressed seaweeds collated by Margaret Gatty and her daughter, Horatia. Almost all of the contents of the folio were collected between 1850 to 1864. The Gattys are known to have holidayed on the Isle of Man in the Summer of 1856, when this specimen was collected, strongly suggesting that it was collected by the Gatty's personally.
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