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Adalbert Fenyes in Insectorium

Form: Photograph

Photographer: Unknown

Date: circa 1906

Collection: Fenyes-Curtin-Paloheimo Papers

Subgroup: Eva Scott Fenyes

Container: Box 41, Folder 2 (Leaf 7, Verso)

Credit Line: Gift of The Y.A. and Leonora Curtin Paloheimo Trust

Notes: Dr. Adalbert Fenyes is shown here in his “insectorium” in the gardens of the Fenyes Mansion. In addition to being a practicing physician, Dr. Fenyes was also a renowned entomologist. He traveled the world collecting beetle specimens. Today this important beetle collection is housed at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco.