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Curtis, Johnlocked

  • James Hooper
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Curtis, John (1791–1862), entomologist, was born at Norwich on 3 September 1791, the son of Charles Morgan Curtis (d. 1796), a stone-engraver and sign-painter, and Frances (d. 1822?), who became a flower cultivator following Charles's death. In childhood, through his mother's influence, ...

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