RENNIE, James. 19190



Manuscript Article entitled Irregularity In Flowers, signed ‘J.R.’ and identified as Rennie, with his own corrections, probably for inclusion in a natural history publication. 1½ pages, 8 x 5 inches, minor blemishes. With a separate printed advertisement for Rennie’s Insect and Bird Architecture. Undated. James Rennie (1787-1867), Scottish naturalist. From 1830 to 1834 he was professor of natural history and zoology at King’s College. From then on he made his living as a natural history author. In 1840 Rennie emigrated to Australia, where he ran the College High School in Elizabeth Street, Sydney, with an emphasis on the arts and natural history.