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HMS Challenger Collection (including some dredges by H.M.S. Porcupine)

H.M.S Challenger, 1858
Image from Wikipedia
Drawings from the

Report on the Foraminifera dredged by H.M.S. Challenger during the Years 1873-1876.
by Henry B. Brady, F.R.S., F.L.S., F.G.S., &c. 1884

Most of the specimens reside in the
Ocean bottom residue collection of the Natural History Museum London

The scans are made by Dr. David Bossard from original documents
in the library holdings of Dartmouth College, Hanover New Hampshire.
They are used by his permission.
© Dr. David C. Bossard,

The revision of the original classification is indicated on each specimen-page and mainly based upon: Jones, Robert Wynn, 1994: The Challenger Foraminifera Oxford Univ Press 416 pp. and Barker, R., W., 1960: Taxonomic Notes, Brady's Foram. Pls. Challenger Report. in SEPM Special Publication, Vol. 9.

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