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Record number: WCP5106

Alfred Russel Wallace
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27 February 2013 by Catchpole, Caroline


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One page list entitled "Mr. A. R. Wallace's Lectures on Natural History" with eight lectures listed.

Handwritten by author in English.

Held by:
Natural History Museum
Finding number:
NHM WP9/1/1
Copyright owner:
ŠA. R. Wallace Literary Estate

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Mr. A. R. Wallace’s Lectures on Natural History

1. The Darwinian Theory Darwinism, what it is and how it has been demonstrated. (Illustrated by diagrams).

2. The Origin and uses of the Colour of Animals (Illustrated by coloured Stereopticon views)

3. Mimicry and other exceptional modes of Animal Colouration… ("Stereopticon pictures)

4. The Origin and Uses of the Colours of Plants. (Stereopticon)

5. The Permanence of Oceans and the relations of Islands and Continents (Maps & diagrams)

6. Oceanic Islands and their Biological History. (Maps)

7. Continental Islands, their past history and Biological relations. (Maps.)

8. The Physical and Biological relations of New Zealand and Australia. (Maps.)


1. "[WP9/1/1]" written in pencil in another hand in the top right hand corner of the page.

2. "[date 1887?]" and "[old Ref WP3/64]" written in pencil in another hand in the bottom right hand corner of the page.

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