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Flower Sir William Henry

Flower, Sir William Henry, zoologist, was born in 1831 at Stratford-on-Avon. He paid much attention to zoology, and took part in the Crimean campaign as assistant-surgeon. He was afterwards appointed demonstrator in anatomy at the Middlesex Hospital. In 1861 he became conservator of the Hunterian Museum, in 1869 Hunterian Professor of Comparative Anatomy and Physiology, and in 1884 director of the Natural History Department of the British Museum. He is F.R.S., and LL.D. of Edinburgh and Dublin. He has written much upon anatomy, osteology, zoology, and anthropology.