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George Brettingham Sowerby, Jr

1812–84

Conchologist and illustrator. Assisted his father, George Brettingham Sowerby (1788–1854), in a business selling natural history specimens; succeeded to the business in 1854. Illustrated numerous works on shells. Fellow of the Linnean Society of London, 1844.

Source

DNB s.v. Sowerby, George Brettingham the elder.

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