Harvey, William Henry

Harvey, William Henry,

1811–66, Irish botanist. An authority on algae, he wrote A Manual of the British Algae (1841), Phycologia Britannica (4 vol., 1846–51), and Phycologia Australica (5 vol., 1858–63), which are classics in their field. He spent several years in South Africa, and as a result of his studies there, he wrote, with O. W. Sonder, Flora Capensis (7 vol. in 11, 1859–1933).
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The many photographers whose works appear in the exhibit include Sam Abell, Ansel Adams, William Albert Allard, Edward Curtis, David Alan Harvey, William Henry Jackson, Sarah Leen and Joel Sartore.