Eugenia Scotfield, age-9 years, from Inverness, Florida listening to a horse conch shell.

Eugenia Scotfield, age-9 years, from Inverness, Florida listening to a horse conch shell.

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/69068
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Title

  • Eugenia Scotfield, age-9 years, from Inverness, Florida listening to a horse conch shell.

Image Number

  • C011454

Year

  • 1949

Date Note

  • Photographed in July 1949.

Series Title

General Note

  • The horse conch was designated by the 1969 Legislature as the State Shell. Its scientific name is Pleuroploca gigantea. Pleuroploca refers to the ribbed spiral shell, and gigantea means giant.

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 5 x 4 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: 042996.

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