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Anna Botsford Comstock

 (1854 - 1930)
Anna Botsford Comstock was active/lived in New York, California.  Anna Comstock is known for illustrator-nature, wood engraver.

Biography   Anna BotsfordComstock


Anna Comstock began drawing the insects for the books of her entomologist husband and became a famous wood engraver of insect subjects in such works as "Introduction to Entomology" (1888).

Her wide-ranging interests led her, later in life, to become the leading figure in the nature-study movement in American education, and the first woman professor at Cornell University.


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