Catherine C. Hopley portrait   Save
Catherine C. Hopley portrait
Description: Cabinet card portrait of Catherine Cooper Hopley (1817-1911), of England. Catherine was the elder sister of John P. Hopley of Bucyrus, Ohio, and this and other portraits are included in a collection of Hopley family photographs. Catherine authored one of the first popular books on snakes, titled "Snakes: Curiosities and Wonders of Serpent Life," in 1882. She made a number of other important contributions to the study of herpetology and did fieldwork on snake populations in Ohio. Hopley authored a variety of other texts, including "Sketches of the Ophidians" (1873), "Life in the South" (1863), and "Adventures in the Wilds of the West" (1872). View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: P156_B01F12_001
Subjects: Hopley, Catherine Cooper, 1817-1911; Scientists; Authors; Women; Snakes;
Places: London (England)