Victor Julius Carls

Victor Julius Carl's, a German zoologist, born in Leipsic, Aug. 25, 1823. He is the grandson of Friedrich August Cams (1770-1807), who was a professor and author of six posthumous volumes on philosophy (1808-'10). His father, Ernst August Cams (1705-1854), was for many years professor of surgery at Dorpat, and author of a handbook of surgery (1838). Victor was educated at the university of Leipsic, became assistant physician there, and in 1841) was appointed director of the museum of comparative anatomy at Oxford. He returned to Leipsic in 1851, and has been since 1853 professor of comparative anatomy and director of the zootomical collection in that university. He has published System der thicri-schen Morphologic (1853); Icones Zootomicae (1857 et seq.); with Engelmann, Bibliotheca Zoologica (2 vols., 1862); with Gerstacker, Handbuch der Zoologie (1868 et seq.); and Geschichte der Zoologie bis auf Johannes Midler und Charles Darwin (Munich, 1872).

Victor Louis Mottez

Victor Louis Mottez, a French painter, born in Lille. Feb. 13, 1809. He studied under Ingres and Picot, and exhibited many fine religious paintings, and also several mythological pieces, including "Leda" and "Ulysses and the Sirens." His best known portraits are those of Guizot and Mlle. Judith. After five years' residence in London, he returned to Paris in 1856, and in 1864 completed paintings for the churches of St. Germain PAuxerrois, St. Severin, and St. Sulpice, his masterpieces. Among his later works are "Medea" (1865), "The Cursing of the Serpent," and "The Virgin bruising the Serpent's Head" (1869).

Victor Nehlig

Victor Nehlig, an American painter, born in Paris in 1830. He studied under Abel de Pujol and Cogniet, removed in 1856 to the United States, spent some time in Cuba, became a resident of New York, and in 1870 was chosen a member of the national academy of design. In 1872 he visited England. Among his pictures are "The Artist's Dream;' "The Captive Huguenot," "Gertrude of Wyoming," "Hiawatha and Minnehaha," and "Pocahontas".

Victor Noir

Victor Noir, a French journalist, whose real name was Yvan Salmon, born at Attignv, July 27, 1848, killed at Auteuil, Jan. 10, 1870. After having been a mechanic and a florist, he became connected with Rocheforfs journal, La Marseillaise, and was deputed by Paschal Grousset to call upon Prince Pierre Bonaparte to demand reparation for an offensive newspaper article. An altercation ensued, and the prince shot Noir, who died almost instantly. (See Bonaparte, Pierre, vol. iii., p. 36).

Victor Sejour

Victor Sejour, a French dramatist, born in Paris in 1816, died there, Sept. 20, 1874. His first drama, Diégarais, was performed at the Théâtre Français in 1844, and he wrote plays for the Porte Saint-Martin, Odéon, Ambigu, and Gaîté theatres, including Richard III. (1852), Les noces vénitiennes (1855), Andre Gerard (for Lemaître's farewell performances, 1857), and Les fils de Charles Quint (1864).