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Cynthia Longfield and the St George expedition of 1924: the making of an entomologist

19 April 2024

If you missed our Library lunchtime lecture commemorating the 100 year anniversary of Cynthia Longfield's adventure on the St George Expedition you can listen to it now.

The RIA Library held a lunchtime lecture to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of Cynthia Longfield's adventure on the St George Expedition. Cynthia set out on the St George Expedition travelling across the Atlantic and around the South Sea Islands. To talk about this voyage of discovery, Dr Angela Byrne gave a lunchtime lecture, on Tuesday 9 April 2024, entitled 'Cynthia Longfield and the St George expedition of 1924: the making of an entomologist'. 

Image: Cynthia Longfield sitting in a palm-leaf shelter, Panama. June 1924 (RIA LRC/27/17)

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