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Clippings and letters from Percy E. Hunt, encountering sea serpent, curiosities folder

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Clippings and letters from Percy E. Hunt, encountering sea serpent, curiosities folder

1925-07-21

Mixed media

Ephemera

15 x 10.25 in

Curiosities; Sea Serpent seen by Foam; -2- get out of him. I asked him if he could draw anything that would show the shape of it, and the best he could do was the enclosed. Very truly yours, (Signed) Percy E. Hunt. PEH/AO; unknown to science. I hope it is discovered in our day. I shall never venture to sea without a camera. Sincerely Van Campen Heilner. I do not believe it is a mammal. A gigantic eel which would a...for its not being seen so frequently. It has always been described a snake-like - never as mammalian. Would account for the dorsal fin...other things. The most recent app...and even that of the "Daedalus" app...the eel. - See Jordan's description Sericthys serpentinus from the "aby...of the Gulf...

Boston -- Massachusetts -- United States

New York, New York state, United States

ppc_532

American Museum of Natural History Research Library

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Heilner, Van Campen

American Museum of Natural History

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Unknown (artist), “Clippings and letters from Percy E. Hunt, encountering sea serpent, curiosities folder,” AMNH Research Library | Digital Special Collections, accessed April 4, 2020, https://lbry-web-007.amnh.org/digital/items/show/8481.