Robert Marsham Esq. F.R.S.of Stratton Strawless, Norfolk, Obt. 1797.
C. Muskett Norwich [c.1840].
Etching on india paper, 210 x 255mm. 8¼ x 10".
Robert Marsham (1708 – 1797), naturalist considered to be the founding father of phenology, the study of the effects of the seasons on plants and animals. During his lifetime Marsham is believed to have planted two million trees on his estate at Stratton Strawless, Norfolk.
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