In Memoriam: Harry van Oorschot

  title={In Memoriam: Harry van Oorschot},
  author={Rienk de Jong},
At the blessed age of 84, Harry van Oorschot passed away on 28 September 2017. He was a notable member of the Dutch and European lepidopterological circles. At the age of 13, Harry developed a strong interest in butterflies. Four years later, in 1950, he joined the Nederlandse Entomologische Vereniging. He had left secondary school early to work in the company of his father (as an apprentice in vulcanisation), and attention to the butterflies was necessarily confined to his then sparse spare… CONTINUE READING

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