Hugh Bamford Cott
(1900 - 1987)
Hugh Bamford Cott was active/lived in United Kingdom, Africa. Hugh Cott is known for scientific illustration, photography-big game, camouflage artist.
Biography Hugh Bamford Cott
Hugh Bamford Cott (1900 - 1987), born in Ashby Magna, Leicestershire, was a zoologist, an authority on natural and military camouflage, and a talented scientific illustrator and photographer. A graduate of Selwyn College, Cambridge University (BA 1925), he earned a Doctor of Science degree at the University of Glasgow in 1938 under the supervision of John Graham Kerr. Cott completed his thesis in 1935, entitled, The Problem of Adaptive Coloration with Special Reference to the Anura" with a Carnegie Fellowship.
Cott served with the British Army from c.1919, and during WWII served on the Camouflage Advisory Panel, before undertaking camouflage training at the Camouflage Development and Training Centre (CD&TC) at Farnham Cast
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