The Entomology Collection currently contains books on insects which were published between the late-Eighteenth and mid-Nineteenth Centuries, some of which have hand-coloured illustrations. The books are written in English, French or German, for the most part, with some in Latin.
Collection Name and Collection Reference Code:
Collection Name: Entomology Collection
Library Search Collection Ref Code: Ent. Coll.
Date Range of Material
1634 - 1915
Type of Material
Size of Collection
13 Linear Metres of shelving
How To Order Items From This Collection
The books within this collection are described within the Newcastle University Library Search and can be ordered directly from the catalogue.
This link to the Library Search will show a list of all the items within the collection. Please note this link is available to members of the public as well as University staff and students.
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Material from the collection has been included in an exhibition, The Beauty of Insects: Seeing Art in the Entomological World.
See more digitised content from this collection at CollectionsCaptured.