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Madam Dragonfly: Cynthia Longfield, 1896-1991

When

Friday, September 23, 2022, 17:00 - Saturday, December 31, 2022, 17:00

Where

Academy House, 19 Dawson Street

Tickets

No booking required

A library exhibition of journals and photographs recording Cynthia Longfield’s travels with a selection of rare entomological works.

The Madam Dragonfly exhibition features the photographs, notebooks and diaries illustrating Cynthia Longfield's voyage to the Pacific Islands between 1924 and 1925. A selection of rare entomological works of this collection - covering a period from the mid-17th century to the 1920s - are on display and show in bright colours her interest in insects from around the world.

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