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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms fr-02762
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  208 x 134mm
Extent:  1 fol.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a
Language:  French
Place:  s.l.
Date:  1832-1865 (doubtful)
Short summary:  About the original fish drawings that had been made for a certain Vlaming and printed in Renard's work on fishes and crabs from the East Indies. Valenciennes has seen them in Cuvier's library but noone knows what has become of them then. Desnoyers has never seen these drawings at the library of the Muséum.
Person:  Desnoyers, Jules, 1800-1887, Geologist, Librarian, Historian, Archaeologist, author
Person:  Duméril, Auguste, 1812 (Paris)-1870 (Paris), Naturalist, addressee
Person:  Renard, Louis, 1678?-1746, Diplomat, Publisher, person referred to
Person:  Valenciennes, Achille, 1794-1865, Naturalist, Zoologist, person referred to
Person:  Cuvier, Georges, 1769 (Montbéliard)-1832 (Paris), Naturalist, Zoologist, person referred to ?
Person:  Cuvier, Georges-Frédéric, 1773 (Montbéliard)-1838 (Strasbourg), Naturalist, Zoologist, person referred to ?
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Muséum d'Histoire naturelle, Paris (Institution)
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Renard, Louis: Poissons, écrevisses et crabes de diverses couleurs et figures extraordinaires que l'on trouve autour des îles Moluques et sur les côtes des terres australes..., Amsterdam, 1754 (Book)
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