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Alexander Wallace


Physician, entomologist, and plantsman. BA, Oxford, 1852; MD, Oxford, 1861. Physician in Colchester from 1859. Tried to introduce silkworm culture to England. Introduced many new varieties of lilies and orchids from Japan.


Entomologist’s Monthly Magazine 25 (1899): 275–6, Modern English biography.


Modern English biography: Modern English biography, containing many thousand concise memoirs of persons who have died since the year 1850. By Frederick Boase. 3 vols. and supplement (3 vols.). Truro, Cornwall: the author. 1892–1921.