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Collection Summary

Collection Title
Biology Collection
Description
The collection is most important for its entomological specimens, but also includes mammal material and a small botanical collection.
Format
Strength(s)
The collection includes a large and nationally important entomological collection, including type specimens, and a collection of British and some foreign mammals (skeletal, freeze dried, skins and mounted specimens). There is a small botanical collection.
Date range of collection
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Accumulation Dates
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Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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Location Details

Herbert Art Gallery And Museum
Jordan Well Coventry CV1 5QP
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WM000058 
Email
coventry.museums@dial.pipex.com
Telephone
02476 832 565
Fax
02476 832 410 
Building Information
unlisted
Collections Overview
This is a large general museum service, and has wide-ranging collections. The Herbert Art Gallery and Museum is best known for its fine art collections, including a group of items by Graham Sutherland (related to his work in the nearby Coventry cathedral), and for its imaginative displays on the City's history.
Display Overview
Picture galleries and imaginative local/industrial history displays ("Godiva City"), of 1994 take the largest part of the museum.
Star Objects
Baginton bowl (Anglo Saxon) Portrait of Lady Godiva by Collier
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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