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Life in the Jurassic Sea 'Duria Antiquior' (An Earlier Dorset)

Photo credit: Department of Earth Sciences and Sedgwick Museum, University of Cambridge

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This painting is an enlargement by Farren of a pencil drawing by Sir Henry Thomas De La Beche (1796–1855), who presented his drawing to Dr Buckland to be printed for the meeting of the British Association in 1832.

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge





oil on canvas


H 190 x W 268 cm

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presented by Adam Sedgwick, Professor of Zoology, Imperial College London, 1908

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Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge

Downing Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB2 3EQ England

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