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James De Carle Sowerby

  James De Carle Sowerby (1787 – 1871) was a British mineralogist and illustrator. He received an education in chemistry.

He continued his father's (James Sowerby) work and published, together with his brother George Brettingham Sowerby I, the latter volumes of the Mineral Conchology of Great Britain, begun by their father.

Together with a cousin, he founded the Royal Botanic Society and Gardens, whose secretary he was for 30 years.

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