Photograph of paleoanthropologist Mary Leakey at London Airport

Made:
1948
maker:
Daily Herald

Photograph of Mary Leakey. Caption on back reads: 'Mrs Mary Leakey arrives at London Airport with her 26 million year old skull. What is said to be the world's oldest by its finer - Mrs. mary Leakey - wife of Dr. Louis Seymour Bazett Leakey - the skull - which is an Ape's was found by Mrs. Leakey - two feet deep in rock in Kenya, and is said to be 25 million years old'.

Keystone Photo/Daily Herald

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/19865
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Daily Herald Archive at National Science and Media Museum
status:
Permanent collection

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