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Volume 16, 1883
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1. “On the Men of Science who preceded us in these Seas and Lands, with particular reference to their labours, adventures, and tragical ends” (illustrated with portraits of Sydney Parkinson, La Perouse, David Douglas, the two brothers Richard and Allan Cunningham, Dr. Darwin, Sir J. D. Hooker, and Wm. Swainson; and, also, with some striking views and scenes from La Perouse's Voyage, and Sir J. Ross's Antarctic Expedition); by W. Colenso, F.L.S.

2. Several exhibits (mostly artificial) of the Ancient Maoris, and also small living Cryptogams, chiefly Hepaticæ in fruit, were shown.