Polynesian Antiquities

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia

On tuesday 26 march 1889, Arthur Conan Doyle attended and spoke after the lecture "Polynesian Antiquities as a link between the Primitive Civilisations of South-Eastern Asia and America" by Rev. Francis Allen, at the Portsmouth Literary and Scientific Society (PLSS) meeting held in Portsmouth.


  • President/Chairman
    • Dr. Axford
  • Speakers
    • Rev. Francis Allen, M.A. (lecturer)
    • General Harward
    • Rev. H. Egan Desmond
    • Mr. J. Hay
    • Dr. Conan Doyle
    • Dr. C. C. Claremont
    • Captain Ommanney

Conan Doyle contribution

Dr. Conan Doyle also joined in the discussion, as did Dr. C. C. Claremont, Captain Ommanney, and the President.

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