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Collection Summary

Collection Title
Biology Collection
Description
Biology collections include mounted specimens, invertebrates and a herbarium.
Format
Strength(s)
There are collections of mounted birds and mammals, of invertebrates (Lepidoptera, Hymenoptera, Trichoptera and Arachnida), and there is a significant herbarium.
Date range of collection
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Accumulation Dates
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Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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Location Details

Hereford Museum And Art Gallery
Broad Street Hereford HR4 9AU
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DOMUS
WM000108 
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Telephone
01432 260 692
Fax
01432 342 492 
Building Information
Grade II . The building is purpose built with the assistance of private fundinig, and dates from 1871-74. The art gallery was added in 1912.
Collections Overview
The collections are based on those of the Woolhope Naturalist's Field Club, established in 1851 by the Literary, Philosophical and Natural History Institution of Hereford (itself founded in 1836). To the original strengths in geology, archaeology and botany have now been added important collections of costume, fine and decorative art, and social history.
Display Overview
This is a traditional late 19th.C. museum, with largely traditional showcased displays.
Star Objects
Carnovaspis Stensioei Turner paintings Sturgeon
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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