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Return to Sender: Hydrozoa Collected by Emperor Hirohito of Japan in the 1930s and Studied in Brussels (2014)


A small number of Hydrozoa specimens, collected by Emperor Hirohito of Japan in Sagami Bay in the 1930s, was re-discovered in the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences in Brussels. The history of the collection is described here; part of it has been returned to the Showa Memorial Institute in Japan.Een klein aantal Hydrozoa specimens ingezameld door de Japanse Keizer Hirohito in de Baai van Sagami in de jaren 1930 werd gevonden op de schappen van het Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen in Brussel. De geschiedenis van de collectie wordt hier beschreven; een deel ervan werd teruggestuurd naar het Showa Herdenkingsinstituut in Japan.

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Authors & Contributors
Dahlbom, Taika Helola
Klemun, Marianne
Glover, Denise M.
McKhann, Charles F.
Waxman, Alan
Kinukawa, Tomomi
Archives of Natural History
Museum History Journal
HOST: Journal of History of Science and Technology
Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences
Journal of the History of Biology
Scientia Canadensis: Journal of the History of Canadian Science, Technology, and Medicine
University of Calgary Press
Reaktion Books
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Collectors and collecting
Biological specimens
Natural history
Worm, Ole
Wilson, Ernest Henry
Graham, David Crockett
Petiver, James
Vincent, Levinus
Vlockamer, Johann Georg
Time Periods
19th century
20th century
18th century
20th century, early
17th century
21st century
Great Britain
United States
Smithsonian Institution
East India Company (English)
Maison Verreaux
Dalhousie University

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