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A note on feather structure (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 21 February 1903)

Type of event
lantern lecture
Full title
A note on feather structure
Date
21 February 1903
Relations to other events

same occasion as Notes on Swiss lepidoptera (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 21 February 1903)

Continuity
element of larger event
Price of admission
free to members
Time of day
20:00
People linked to event

ROWLEY, F.R.  (1868-1939) – lecturer

Organisations linked to event

RAMC Field Club – organiser

Reference
[Unidentified newspaper cutting] (n.d.)
  –  found in cuttings book in Royal Albert Memorial Museum archive

“The Secretary (Mr F.R. Rowley) read 'A Note on Feather Structure,' which dealt briefly with the interesting connexion existing between colour and structure in birds' feathers. [...] Mr Rowley exhibited a natural colour lantern slide of a South American Tanager of the genus Calliste and a humming-bird, which served to illustrate the three classes of colours which can be distinguished in birds' feathers. [...]”

Notes

This was the third of three papers given at an evening meeting of the RAMC Field Club.

Lucerna ID 7006511

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 21 February 2018

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