The Duchess's shells : natural history collecting in the age of Cook's voyages /

"Margaret Cavendish Bentinck, the 2nd Duchess of Portland (1715-1785), was one of the wealthiest women in eighteenth-century Britain. She collected fine and decorative arts (the Portland Vase was her most famous acquisition), but her great love was natural history, and shells in particular. Over the...

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Main Author: Tobin, Beth Fowkes,
Books Book
Language: English
Published: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2014]

Location: ZSR Main Stacks - Reynolds 1
Call Number: QL406.2 .T63 2014
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