Sir William Henry Flower
(30 Nov 1831 - 1 Jul 1899)
Science Quotes by Sir William Henry Flower (1 quote)
[There is an] immense advantage to be gained by ample space and appropriate surroundings in aiding the formation of a just idea of the beauty and interest of each specimen... Nothing detracts so much from the enjoyment ... from a visit to a museum as the overcrowding of the specimens exhibited.
— Sir William Henry Flower
Quotes by others about Sir William Henry Flower (1)
[William Henry] Flower [the Anglican] too praised evolution as a cleansing solvent, dissolving the dross which had “encrusted” Christianity “in the days of ignorance and superstition.”
- 30 Nov - short biography, births, deaths and events on date of Flower's birth.
- Essays on Museums and Other Subjects Connected with Natural History, by William Henry Flower (reprint). - book suggestion.