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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms dk-01614
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  214 x 137mm
Extent:  1 fol.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-1a
Language:  Danish
Place:  København
Date:  1903-11-24
Short summary:  The Jäger that invented "Die Riechseele" was a mad Stuttgartian professor, who is now dead and obsolete, as is his "Riechseele".
Person:  Pontoppidan, Knud Boerge, 1853 (Ribe)-1916 (Hilleroed), Physician, author
Person:  Wanscher, Oscar, 1846 (København)-1906 (København), Physician, Surgeon, Lecturer, addressee
Person:  Jäger, Gustav, 1832 (Bürg)-1917 (Stuttgart), Zoologist, Professor, Natural scientist, person referred to ?
COMMENTS
Comments:  Gustav Jäger was not dead at the time of writing. He was known for his ideas about "Seelenduft". It has been assumed that he is the "mad" professor mentioned in the letter.
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