[Sir Richard Owen, palaeontologist who coined the term ‘Dinosaur’, first Director of Natural History Museum, London.] Autograph Signature and address to William Gregson of the Temple.

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Sir Richard Owen (1804-1892), palaeontologist who coined the term ‘Dinosaur’, first Director of Natural History Museum, London, opponent Darwin and Huxley and the theory of evolution
Owen
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£56.00
SKU: 24975

See his entry in the Oxford DNB. 9 x 5.5 cm rectangle cut from front of envelope. In good condition, lightly aged, laid down on part of leaf from album, with the following in a contemporary hand: ‘R. Owen. the naturalist’. Light postmarking over address. Reads as follows: ‘Wm. Gregson, Esq: / 2 Tanfield Court, / Temple.’ Small signature at bottom left: ‘R. Owen.’ See image.