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Bryopsis plumosa
Date Made/Found: July 1852
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: Filey
Department: Natural History
Accession Number: 2015.59.22
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 and mostly by the Gattys themselves. The Gattys made many trips to Filey, on the East Coast of Yorkshire, where this specimen was collected. It was one of Margaret's favourite haunts.
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