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'The Little Geologists': monsters, minerals, and Victorian children

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In this talk Melanie will analyse how children were encouraged to become ‘little geologists’ in the nineteenth century: whether picking up a pebble on the beach, peering down a microscope at tiny fossils, collecting specimens for a rocky cabinet, or marvelling at model monsters.

All are welcome, refreshments will be provided.

This talk is part of the Sedgwick Club talks series.

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