Edward Blyth: Perbedaan revisi

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{{quote|They intrigue in every way to get rid of me; accuse me of being an Ornithologist, and that the society did not want an ornithologist...I could astonish you by various statements of what I have to put up with but forbear.|quoted in Brandon-Jones, 1997}}
He also found George Robert Gray, curator at the British Museum uncooperative in helping him with his ornithological research far away in India. He complained to the trustees of the museum but it was dismissed with several character references in favour of Gray including Charles Darwin.<ref>{{cite journal|journal=Annals of Science| author= Brandon-Jones, Christine| title=Charles Darwin and the repugnant curators| year=1996|volume=53| issue=5|pages=501–510|doi=10.1080/00033799600200351}}</ref>
[[FileBerkas:HumeScrapbook.jpg|thumb|Dedication page of Hume's "My Scrapbook" (1869)]]
His work on ornithology led him to be recognized as the ''father of Indian ornithology'' a title later transferred to [[Allan Octavian Hume]].<ref>Murray, James A. 1888. ''The avifauna of British India and its dependencies''. Truebner. Volume 1</ref>
{{quote|Mr. Blyth, who is rightly called the Father of Indian Ornithology, was by far the most important contributor to our knowledge of the Birds of India. As the head of the Asiatic Society's Museum, by intercourse and correspondence, formed a large collection for the Society, and enriched the pages of the Society's Journal with the results of his study. Thus he did more for the study of the birds of India than all previous writers. There can be no work on Indian Ornithology without reference to his voluminous contributions. ...|James Murray}}