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Philip Henry Gosse

(1810-1888), Zoologist

Sitter in 3 portraits
Zoologist; published accounts of his zoological studies in Canada and Jamaica; his most notable work was concerned with marine life which he studied in Devon; elected F.R.S. in 1856; a devout member of the Plymouth Brethren, his attempt to reconcile Darwin's theory of evolution with the Old Testament was not well received; a vivid account of life with him was given by his son Edmund in Father and Son, 1907.

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Philip Henry Gosse, by William Gosse - NPG 2367

Philip Henry Gosse

by William Gosse
watercolour on ivory, 1839
NPG 2367

Philip Henry Gosse, by Maull & Polyblank - NPG P120(51)

Philip Henry Gosse

by Maull & Polyblank
albumen print, arched top, 1855
NPG P120(51)

Philip Henry Gosse, after Maull & Polyblank - NPG x16460

Philip Henry Gosse

after Maull & Polyblank
photogravure, 1855
NPG x16460

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