Owners of Incunabula

owners/00036629 Maurice, de Saxe

Penzig, Albert Julius Otto

Owner Id00036629
TypePerson
GenderMale
Biographical dates - Period of existence1856-1929
Other InformationFrom wikipedia (02/08/2023): also referred to as Albertus Giulio Ottone Penzig (15 March 1856, Samitz, Silesia – 6 March 1929, Genoa) was a German mycologist. In 1877 he earned his degree from University of Breslau, afterwards serving as an assistant to Pier Andrea Saccardo at the botanical garden in Padua. Beginning in 1882 he was privat-docent at the University of Modena, becoming director of the Stazione Agraria Modena during the following year. In 1887 he was appointed professor of botany at the University of Genoa.

Later he traveled to Ceylon and Java, where he conducted investigations of Myxomycetes in the laboratories at the Buitenzorg botanical gardens. While in Indonesia, he also took part in a scientific excursion to the Krakatau island group.

The mycological genus Penzigia was named in his honor in 1888 by Pier Andrea Saccardo. His name is also associated with the genera Penzigina (botanist Otto Kuntze, 1891), which is now a synonym for Eriosphaeria Sacc. and Penzigiella (author: painter/bryologist Max Fleischer, 1906).
Apparently the collection was sold in 1921 (see entry Tanaka)

Activity

Start (year)1856
End (year)1929
MARC Area Codee-it
PlaceGenoa (Geonames Id: 3176219)
Profession / Type of InstitutionBotanist
Last Edit2023-08-05 07:45:37

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Penzig, Albert Julius Otto

Owner Id00036629
TypePerson
GenderMale
Biographical dates - Period of existence1856-1929
Other InformationFrom wikipedia (02/08/2023): also referred to as Albertus Giulio Ottone Penzig (15 March 1856, Samitz, Silesia – 6 March 1929, Genoa) was a German mycologist. In 1877 he earned his degree from University of Breslau, afterwards serving as an assistant to Pier Andrea Saccardo at the botanical garden in Padua. Beginning in 1882 he was privat-docent at the University of Modena, becoming director of the Stazione Agraria Modena during the following year. In 1887 he was appointed professor of botany at the University of Genoa.

Later he traveled to Ceylon and Java, where he conducted investigations of Myxomycetes in the laboratories at the Buitenzorg botanical gardens. While in Indonesia, he also took part in a scientific excursion to the Krakatau island group.

The mycological genus Penzigia was named in his honor in 1888 by Pier Andrea Saccardo. His name is also associated with the genera Penzigina (botanist Otto Kuntze, 1891), which is now a synonym for Eriosphaeria Sacc. and Penzigiella (author: painter/bryologist Max Fleischer, 1906).
Apparently the collection was sold in 1921 (see entry Tanaka)

Activity

Start (year)1856
End (year)1929
MARC Area Codee-it
PlaceGenoa (Geonames Id: 3176219)
Profession / Type of InstitutionBotanist
Last Edit2023-08-05 07:45:37
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