Alexander Fry

Alexander Fry

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Alexander Fry (10 September 1821, Pencraig, Herefordshire 1905) was an English entomologist who specialised in Coleoptera. In 1838 Alexander Fry entered his father's mercantile business house in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He became a partner in 1843.Except for once returning to England to marry he lived in Rio until 1854 when he moved to London. He still visited Rio after this year. Fry and his young wife lived at Norwood. They had no children. Alexander Fry bequeathed his collection of some 200,000 specimens to the Natural History Museum, London. The collection is worldwide but especially rich in South American insects, Longicornia and Curculionidae.He also donated his library of 611 volumes to the museum.show more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • Fidel
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135708244
  • 9786135708240