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Hentz, Nicholas Marcellus

E. D. Lloyd-Kimbrel.

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),...

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Potter, Walter (1835–1918), taxidermist

Pat Morris.

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...

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