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The Blacker Library of Zoology at McGill University

The full inscription is: McGill University. The Blacker Library of Zoology. Established by Robert Roe Blacker and Nellie Canfield Blacker 1920. It is now called the Blacker-Wood Library. Robert Roe Blacker was a lumberman from Michigan. He and his wife built a notable house in Pasadena, California in 1907. The story of their house and its contents is rather sad.

Date: 1922
Plate size: 147 x 117 mm
Design: 120 x 93 mm max.
Credit: W.P.B. (William Phillips Barrett)
Designer: Robert Osmond (Lee, 1998: 300)
Proof: AH
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