- Also known as
Bryce McMurdo Wright Sr
primary name: Wright, Bryce McMurdo Sr
other name: Wright, Brice M
- individual; dealer/auction house; English; Male
- Life dates
- Great Russell Street (1870)
- Dealer of minerals, natural history and ethnographic artefacts (1814-1874). Wright began in business in about 1842 selling minerals and fossils. He later owned a shop on Great Russell Street, London and began dealing ethnographic material and archaeology in the 1860s, and sold to the British Museum.
His son, also named Bryce McMurdo Wright (1850-1895) was an English mineralogist and conchologist who worked of the family business. He was present on voyages of the 'Sunbeam', between 1876 and 1883.
- Cooper, Michael P., 1999. 'Bryce McMurdo Wright, father and son, 50 years of mineral dealing, 1845-1895.'
Cooper, Michael P.; Wilson, Wendell E.; Wilson, Marc L., (2009). ‘Famous mineral dealers: Bryce McMurdo Wright, SR. (1814-1874) and Bryce McMurdo Wright, JR. (1850-1895).(Biography)’. The Mineralogical Record, November Issue.
Brassey, Annie, Baroness. Wright, Bryce M'Murdo. (1885). A catalogue raisonée of the natural history, ethnological specimens, and curiosities collected by Lady Brassey, during the voyages of the "Sunbeam", 1876-1883, exhibited at Sir Thomas Brassey's rooms, School of Fine Art, Claremont, Hastings / by Bryce Wright. London: William Clowes and Sons Ltd.