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Gosse, Philip Henrylocked

(1810–1888)
  • L. R. Croft

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Gosse, Philip Henry (1810–1888), zoologist and religious writer, was born on 6 April 1810 at the High Street, Worcester, the second of four children of Thomas Gosse (1765–1844) a mezzotint engraver and itinerant painter of miniature portraits, and Hannah Best (1780–1860), who before her marriage had been a domestic servant. His childhood was spent in ...

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