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Crispin Tickell (1930–2022)

Forfatter af Mary Anning of Lyme Regis

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I picked up this pamphlet on the life of the famous early 19th century palaeontologist at the Lyme Regis museum, which is built on the site of her former shop, where she sold some of the many fossils she discovered along what is now known as the Jurassic coast of Dorset. She was a remarkable woman, born in relative poverty and with only basic education, she nevertheless managed to revolutionise our understanding of pre-history through her discoveries of fossil icthyosaurs and plesiosaurs. Failing to gain in life, due to her sex, the reputation she deserved, she remained largely unacknowledged until long after her death at the young age of 47 due to breast cancer (the affliction that also killed computer pioneer Ada Lovelace around the save time).… (mere)
 
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