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Person: WILSON, Douglas P.  (1902-1991)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Douglas Patrick WILSON
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
naturalist and photographer whose work was used for lantern slides
Main period of activity
1920s-40s
Other internet resources
Relationships to other people

married to WILSON, Dr Alison, Ph.D, F.L.S.  (1903-1978)

Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
7 August 1902
born at
1930s
~27
associated with
27 May 1939
36
lecturer
Natural History lantern slides (lantern lecture, Plymouth, Devon, England, 27 May 1939)
18 December 1991
89
died at
22 April 1992
archive entry
National Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1992 p.9474
Slide sets linked to this person

photographer: [Manchester Museum Collection: miscellaneous slides of marine creatures] (lecture: manufacturer unknown, 34 slides, n.d.)

photographer: [Photographs of fish and other marine animals] (lecture: Flatters and Garnett, at least 910 slides, n.d.)

photographer: [Photographs of fish and other marine animals: 'D.W.' series] (lecture: Flatters and Garnett, at least 100 slides, n.d.)

Notes

Wilson wrote several books on marine natural history subjects in the 1930s-50s, and he is credited as photographer of slides of similar subjects made by Flatters and Garnett around the 1930s.

He was on the staff of the British Marine Biological Association from 1928 to 1969; some details here are from an obituary in the MBA's 1991 Annual Report.

Lucerna ID  6004897

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 22 March 2017

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