Gosse, Philip Henry, 1810-1888

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Gosse was an itinerant painter and amateur naturalist who traveled through Alabama in 1838. He sketched and hand colored 233 panels of insects and plants for his unpublished "Entomologia Alabamensis" that is now in the British Museum in London.

From the description of Papers, 1838. (Auburn University). WorldCat record id: 42774639

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creatorOf Letter from Philip Henry Gosse to his son, Edmund Gosse, mentioning, among other more domestic matters, the advantages for Edmund of keeping his position in the British Museum, and the relative merits of a magazine editorship; 5 Oct. 1874. [Ashley Li... British Library
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Library. Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection. 1668-1983. American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Gosse, Philip Henry, 1810-1888. Referenda for Jamaica, rough sketches of plants & animals to help in identification. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
referencedIn Hutton, William, 1797-1860. Letters, 1821-1852. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf CHARNWOOD AUTOGRAPHS. Vol. IV. Artistic, dramatic and scientific autogaphs, etc.; circa 16th-20th cent. Included are Sir Christopher Wren, Sir Godfrey Kneller, William Hogarth, Sir Joshua Reynolds, Joseph Wright of Derby, William Blake, David Cox, Si..., approximately 16th century-20th century British Library
referencedIn Vol. XXIII (ff. 348). 1879-1894.includes:ff. 1, 28,40,271,294,316,336 Reverend Osmond Fisher, FRS; mathematician: Letters to A. R. Wallace: 1879-1907.f. 4 Edmond Barbier, French author: Letter to A. R. Wallace: 1879.f. 5 Henry Theophilus Finck,..., 1879-1894 British Library
referencedIn Scientists Collection, 1563-1973 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Gosse, Philip Henry, 1810-1888. Autograph letter signed : Sandhurst, Torquay, to Mrs. Kingsley, 1875 Oct. 11. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gosse, Philip Henry, 1810-1888. Papers, 1838. Auburn University.
creatorOf Gosse family. The Gosse collection. University of Leeds, Brotherton Library, Leeds University Library
referencedIn Vol. II. 1860.includes:f. 1 John Eadie, DD: Biographical notice of: 1860. f. 2 Sir Charles Lock Eastlake, President of the Royal Academy (1850-1865): Letter to R. Griffin and Co.: 1860. ff. 4, 6 Sir Herbert Benjamin Edwardes, K C B: Autobiographica..., 1860 British Library
referencedIn William Hutton letters, 1821-1852, 1821-1852 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn KINGSLEY PAPERS. Vol. III. Letters mainly to Charles Kingsley and members of his family; 1839-1910. The names of all the writers are given in the Index. Paper; ff. 308. Folio. Presented by W. H. Buckler, Esq.Reverend Charles Kingsley, author: Corresp..., 1839-1910 British Library
creatorOf Gosse, Philip Henry, 1810-1888. Autograph letter signed : Sandhurst, Torquay, to J.J. Baron, 1882 Apr. 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gosse, Philip Henry, 1810-1888. Referenda for Jamaica, rough sketches of plants & animals to help in identification. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
referencedIn William B. Provine collection of evolutionary biology reprints, 20th century. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Alabama
Jamaica
Jamaica
Subject
Alabama (Insects)
Natural history illustration
Orchids
Botany
Birds
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Birth 1810-04-06

Death 1888-08-23

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English

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