Edward Perceval Wright


Irish naturalist. One of the editors of the Natural History Review, 1854–65. Director of the university museum in Dublin, 1857. Lecturer in zoology, Trinity College, Dublin, 1858–68; professor of botany and keeper of the herbarium, 1869. Resigned the professorship in 1904 owing to ill health, but continued to superintend the herbarium.

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