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Henry Ulke 
Fielding B. Meek, Paleontologist 
1868 
  
Carte de visite 
Wisconsin Historical Society 
Increase Allen Lapham: Papers, 1825-1930, carte-de-visite collection, WHS Image id: WHi-44756 
  
 
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Henry Ulke (278 Pennslyvania Avenue, Washington D.C., 1865)
 
Carte-de-visite portrait of Fielding B. Meek (1817-1876), American paleontologist. Meek became the Smithsonian Institution's first full-time paleontologist in 1858. Died of tuberculosis December 21, 1876. Shown here sitting in three-quarter profile, wearing a top hat. Handwritten inscription at bottom reads, "F.B.Meek 1868."
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