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William Farren, 76 Regent Street

76 Regent Street

History of 76 Regent Street



William Farren, naturalist

William Farren (1865-1952) was a well known naturalist with a taxidermy shop first at 23 , Regent Street, Cambridge then at 76. He was an excellent lepidopterist, field botanist and ornithologist, and could write and talk well about what he saw. He traveled extensively and was a well known pioneer of nature photography, and he often gave illustrated lectures. He was the brother of Robert Farren, wildlife artist.

In 1861 William Farren had been living at 1 Rose Crescent


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