Shakespeare's Heroines, 21 October 1912, Image 7 of 14
On Monday Evening, December 16th, at 8.30 precisely. Mr. Richard Kearton, F.Z.S., F.R.P.S. Mr. Richard Kearton has spent the last seventeen years in the skilful photographing of wild birds, beasts, insects, that flowers of our country. During this strenuous period he has travelled between 20,000 and 30,000 miles. Over 10,000 negatives to say nothing of thousands of yards of kinematograph film. He has produced something like it dozen books, and each has been highly successful. Mr. Kearton has lectured with great success in Germany and America. From both countries he has received repeated invitations to return, and in each a growing public is cognizant of his high qualities as a student and observer. He has shown his pictures at Sandringham by special request at present King when Prince of Wales, and the same pictures delighted and interested President Roosevelt at the White House in Washington. It is safe to say that no man in recent years has done so much as Mr. Kearton to stimulate the study of Natural History, and to bring it the into our towns by his graphic and racy lectures with their unique illustrations. On Monday Evening, December 16th, at 8.30 precisely. Richard Kearton, F.Z.S., F.R.P.S., Etc. Author of "Wild Nature's Ways," etc., etc. "Bioscope Wonders from Nature." Synopsis. Mr. Kearton will show, amongst other things, the grace and celerity with which birds swim and dive ; how they use their wings when alighting upon and rising from the ground ; how some of them assist to keep the land clear of insect pests and their industry and parental solicitude. The Lecture will give interesting glimpses of the life and habits of the squirrel ; the peculiar ways of the rush toad or natterjack ; wild rabbits at home ; red deer on the move in the Highlands ; and Mr. Cherry Kearton's latest work amongst big game in America and other parts of the World. Illustrated by Mr. Kearton's latest Still and Moving Pictures.