Accession No.:

2012.088
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Description

Envelope from Richard Owen addressed to Rev. Barlow. Envelope has a 'penny red' (the successor to the 'penny black') stamp.

Inscription

[postmark] LONDON
5
FE 7
59

[handwritten] Rev. Ins[?] Barlow, M.A. FRS
5 Berkeley Street
Berkeley Square

[inside of envelope, different handwriting] Richard Owen F.R.S. anatomist
given me by Mrs
Barlow a Vincent

Notes

Alan Cole
Sir Richard Owen (1804-92) was a comparative anatomist and paleontologist.
See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Owen

I cannot ascertain to which this Rev. Barlow refers, as there appears to have been an abundance of them at the time.

Language

English

Associated Parties

No information available

Place of Creation

London, United Kingdom, Europe

Creator

Date Created

No information available

Collection

Science

Series

Anatomy

Autographs

Object Type

Envelope

Category

Envelope

Materials

paper

Dimensions

w: 122, h: 105, d: -