Sedgwick and his trilobite

McNamara, Kenneth (2014) Sedgwick and his trilobite. Geology Today, 30 (4). pp. 142-146. ISSN 02666979 DOI 10.1111/gto.12060

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Abstract

Standing on guard at the entrance to the Palaeozoic section of the University of Cambridge’s Sedgwick Museum is a bronze statue of the man after whom the museum was named—the 7th Woodwardian Professor, the Reverend Adam Sedgwick. In one hand he holds his trusty geological hammer, in the other is a rock. Sedgwick, the man who unraveled many of the mysteries of the early Palaeozoic rocks of Wales, looks as if he has just cracked a piece of rock off an outcrop. Yet, rather incongruously, he is swathed in his academic gown—our man is clearly both the consummate field geologist and the academic.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: 2014AREP; IA68;
Subjects: 04 - Palaeobiology
Divisions: 04 - Palaeobiology
Journal or Publication Title: Geology Today
Volume: 30
Page Range: pp. 142-146
Identification Number: 10.1111/gto.12060
Depositing User: Sarah Humbert
Date Deposited: 18 Jul 2014 17:33
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2014 01:47
URI: http://eprints.esc.cam.ac.uk/id/eprint/3085

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