London, South Kensington
18 March 1992
An early Victorian mahogany specimen cabinet with rectangular top above a pair of arched panelled doors enclosing two banks of specimen drawers, on plinth base with bun feet -- 39in. (99cm.) wide.
David Sharp, noted entymologist of mid 19th Century. This cabinet housed part of his extensive collection of beetles from the New Forest district.
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