CVHF2021 talks by Tom Sharpe

THE FOSSIL WOMAN: A LIFE OF MARY ANNING

 Drawing on recent research into her life and times, yet always aware of her character and personality, renowned geologist Tom Sharpe, will take a fresh and often surprising look at the achievements of Mary Anning who is finally gaining the recognition she merits. She has been described as ‘the greatest fossilist the world ever knew’ but her knowledge and skill brought few advantages during her lifetime in Lyme Regis on the Jurassic coast in Dorset. Her reputation continues to grow and recently she was included on a list of the ten most influential women in the history of British science.

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