Mary Anning

Lapworth Museum of Geology - Earth Sciences Building (R4 on campus map)
Tuesday 13 September (10:00) - Thursday 22 December 2022 (17:00)

Aerona Moore, Deputy Director and Learning and Public Engagement Manager


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Mary Anning

A temporary exhibition celebrating the unveiling of the statue of Mary Anning in Lyme Regis in May 2022. A scale model of the statue is touring the country and will be on display in the Lapworth Museum’s gallery between September and December.

Mary Anning (1799-1847) was a pioneering palaeontologist and fossil hunter. She made many important fossil discoveries including the first ichthyosaur and plesiosaur, and the first pterosaur found outside of Europe.

To find out more about Mary Anning and her statue please visit the Mary Anning Rocks website and the Geologists'Association webpage.


Mary Anning Cliff

 Illustation of Mary Anning and her dog Tray by Phillip Richardson

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