in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Organization and Management of Education; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1937 words.
Hentz, Nicholas Marcellus (25 July 1797–04 November 1856), entomologist, educator, and miniaturist, was born in Versailles, France (although he is also recorded as being a native of Metz),...
in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
P ublished online May 2009 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Sculpture and Carving; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1031 words.
Potter, Walter (1835–1918), taxidermist, was born at Bramber, Sussex, on 2 July 1835 (and was baptized at Bramber on 13 September), the sixth son of James Potter (d. 1867), labourer, and...