Andrea Kennedy winner of the 2012 William T. Stearn Essay Prize announced
Congratulations to Andrea Kennedy (University of Cambridge MPhil student 2011-12) for winning the William T. Stearn Student Essay Prize for 2012. This annual award is given by the Society for the History of Natural History (SHNH) for the best original unpublished essay in the field of history of natural history.
Andrea’s winning entry was ‘The beauty of Victorian beasts: illustration in Rev. J.G. Wood’s Homes without Hands’, which was one of her MPhil essays. It will be published in the Archives of Natural History, the official journal of the Society, pending revisions. For more information about the prize and about William T. Stearn, see the SHNH website:
Well done, Andrea!