Quotation by Charles Wyville Thompson
Scottish Storytelling Centre
‘Strange and beautiful things were brought to us from time to time, which seemed to give us a glimpse of the edge of some unfamiliar world.’
Sir Charles Wyville Thomson The Challenger Expedition 1876
Anne Bevan is an artist based in Edinburgh and is a member of the CORE research group. Her research involves looking at contemporary and historical science relating to the sea and oceanography. Charles Wyville Thompson was a botanist and chair of Natural History at the University of Edinburgh. He was appointed the chief scientist on the 4 year long HMS Challenger Expedition, which saw the beginning of the science of oceanography.
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