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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms de-00128
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  213 x 176mm
Extent:  1 fol.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a
Language:  German
Place:  s.l.
Date:  1838-12-28
Short summary:  Answer from the Gesellschaft für nordische Alterthumskunde concerning Baer's treatise of the walrus, and about the society's publication "Antiquitates americanae" where walruses are mentioned. Reference to "Dr Pingel zur Grönland", member of the staff and geologist.
Person:  Baer, Karl Ernst von, 1792-1876, Anthropologist, Physical anthropologist, Natural scientist, addressee
Person:  Pingel, Peter Christian, 1793 (København)-1852 (København), Geologist, person referred to
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Gesellschaft für nordische Alterthumskunde (Serial)
COMMENTS
Comments:  Antiquitates americanae (Hafniae, 1837) is a collection of ancient scandinavian writings about travels to America during the 10th to the 14th century. Kept together with a wrapper and a clipping.
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