Inscribed signed postcard S.F. (Sidney Frederic) Harmer. Sir Sidney Frederic HARMER, Charles Gordon HEWITT, provenance.
Inscribed signed postcard S.F. (Sidney Frederic) Harmer

Inscribed signed postcard S.F. (Sidney Frederic) Harmer

Date Published: 1905
Binding: No binding

4-1/2 x 3-1/2 inches, hand-written two sides, dated University of Museum Zooology, Cambridge, July 14,1905. Addressed to C. Gordon Hewitt, Esq., c/o R.H. March Esq, Ingleside, Epping, Essex. Setting an appointment for Dr. Sharp. Charles Gordon Hewitt, entomologist, civil servant, conservationist and author of; Dominion Entomologists of Canada. Sir Sidney Frederic Harmer FRS[1] (9 March 1862 - 22 October 1950) was a British zoologist. He was President of the Linnean Society 1927-1931 and was awarded the Linnean Medal in 1934.

Sidney Harmer was Superintendent of the Cambridge University Museum of Zoology from 1892-1908. Harmer was Keeper of Zoology at the Natural History Museum from 1909 to 1921 and director of the Museum from 1919 to 1927. His research library is held in the National Marine Biological Library at the Marine Biological Association in Plymouth.

He was the father of Russell Harmer, the gold-medal winning British sailor, and great uncle of the actress and writer Juliet Harmer, best known for her role in the 1960s TV series Adam Adamant Lives!
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