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Alcyonidium hirsutum
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
Previous owner: Dr George Johnston , British, 1797 - 1855
Department: Natural History
Accession Number: 2015.59.38
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 specimen was provided by a close friend of the Gattys, Dr George Johnston. In addition to being Margaret Gatty's physician, Johnston was an enthusiastic naturalist.
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