Interesting Fact

Dr T.P. Lucas, is not only famous for the popular Papaw Ointment he formulated.

Can you guess what Dr T.P. Lucas collected during his lifetime which is still in the possession of the South Australian Museum in Adelaide?

The answer is… a butterfly collection.

In addition to his many other achievements, Dr Lucas was also the founder of the Field Naturalists Club of Victoria. Take a look at the Our History page on this website where you can read a little bit more about the amazing life of Dr T.P. Lucas.