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Lantern slide, photograph, circa 1905, of the grave of Rev. Dr. Henry McCook, in Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia.

Dr. Henry McCook was an important figure in the field of entomology, or the study of insects. He was a prolific author, writing over 200 books and articles on insects, and he was also a Vice President of both the American Entomological Society and the Academy of Natural Sciences. His most famous work is American Spiders and Their Spinning Work, a three-volume illustrated book that is still considered a classic in the field.


Henry McCook, Entymology, Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, lantern slide

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