Margaret Elizabeth Fountaine (born 16 May 1862 in Norwich, England; died 21 April 1940 in Trinidad), a Victorian lepidopterist and diarist, was born in Norfolk, the eldest of seven children of an English country clergyman, Reverend John Fountaine of South Acre parish in East Anglia. John Fountaine had married Mary Isabella Lee (died 4 July 1906) on 19 January 1860 - she was the daughter of Reverend Daniel Henry Lee-Warner of Walsingham Abbey in Norfolk.

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  • Margaret Elizabeth Fountaine (* 16. Mai 1862 Norwich; † 21. April 1940 Trinidad) war eine britische Lepidopterologin und Illustratorin des Viktorianischen Zeitalters. (de)
  • Figlia del reverendo John Fountaine e di Mary Isabella Lee, fu la prima di sette fratelli. Spinta dalla sua passione per le farfalle, viaggiò in tutto il mondo arrivando a collezionare più di 22.000 esemplari che poi donò al Norwich Castle Museum. (it)
  • Margaret Elizabeth Fountaine (born 16 May 1862 in Norwich, England; died 21 April 1940 in Trinidad), a Victorian lepidopterist and diarist, was born in Norfolk, the eldest of seven children of an English country clergyman, Reverend John Fountaine of South Acre parish in East Anglia. John Fountaine had married Mary Isabella Lee (died 4 July 1906) on 19 January 1860 - she was the daughter of Reverend Daniel Henry Lee-Warner of Walsingham Abbey in Norfolk. She was an accomplished natural history illustrator and had a great love and knowledge of butterflies, travelling and collecting extensively through Europe, South Africa, India, Tibet, America, Australia and the West Indies, publishing numerous papers on her work. She raised many of the butterflies from eggs or caterpillars, producing specimens of great quality, 22,000 of which are housed at the Norwich Castle Museum and known as the Fountaine-Neimy Collection. Her four sketch books of butterfly life-cycles are held at the Natural History Museum in London. (en)
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  • Margaret Elizabeth Fountaine (* 16. Mai 1862 Norwich; † 21. April 1940 Trinidad) war eine britische Lepidopterologin und Illustratorin des Viktorianischen Zeitalters. (de)
  • Figlia del reverendo John Fountaine e di Mary Isabella Lee, fu la prima di sette fratelli. Spinta dalla sua passione per le farfalle, viaggiò in tutto il mondo arrivando a collezionare più di 22.000 esemplari che poi donò al Norwich Castle Museum. (it)
  • Margaret Elizabeth Fountaine (born 16 May 1862 in Norwich, England; died 21 April 1940 in Trinidad), a Victorian lepidopterist and diarist, was born in Norfolk, the eldest of seven children of an English country clergyman, Reverend John Fountaine of South Acre parish in East Anglia. John Fountaine had married Mary Isabella Lee (died 4 July 1906) on 19 January 1860 - she was the daughter of Reverend Daniel Henry Lee-Warner of Walsingham Abbey in Norfolk. (en)
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