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|Subject: A Zulu War Naturalist Mon Jun 18, 2012 9:55 am|| |
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Lieutenant Harford of the Natal Native Contingent has been covered elsewhere on this forum and his interest in the natural sciences is well documented. Perhaps not as well known as a naturalist was a member of the Commissariat during the Zulu War, P G Furse. This link came to light many years ago while I was Editor of the South African Museum’s magazine, Sagittarius, and it became the subject of a ‘From the Archives’ contribution to this magazine. Does anyone know what became of Furse and his shell collection?
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|Subject: A Zulu War Naturalist Mon Jun 18, 2012 1:48 pm|| |
Hi Brett .
Can't say I've ever heard of the collection or Furse himself for that matter .