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Glass slide of illustration [probably a painting] by [ ]

Shows men of various occupations - hunter, shepherd, farmer- working on a slope. At the top of the slope is a town with a cathedral. At the bottom of the slope is a harbour town (also with a cathedral) and several boats in the harbour. [Possibly related to Patrick Geddes’ valley section diagrams].

Endorsed: ‘William Hume, 14 Lothian Street, Edinburgh’.

Letter from J. Arthur Thomson, editor, the Home University Library, to Patrick Geddes

Outlines that ten introductory lectures on the 'Study of Cities' are required for publication, with line illustrations only. Confirms that G. H. Perris will follow up with an agreement. Comments on Patrick Geddes' evolution syllabus and upcoming biological symposium. Suggests that they should write an essay or paper. Envelope extant and included.

Thomson, Sir John Arthur, 1861-1933, Knight, zoologist

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