Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- Artist, Naturalist and Naturalist
Harriet Scott was educated by her father, A.W. Scott, and acquired a considerable knowledge of Australian plants, animals and insects. Her paintings earned high praise from the Entomological Society and she was elected, like her sister Helena, as an honorary member.
Sources used to compile this entry: 'Scott, Harriet ( - 1907), Biographical Entry', in Bright Sparcs, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 2002, http://www.asap.unimelb.edu.au/bsparcs/biogs/P000139b.htm; 'Scott, Harriet (1831-1907)', in Australian Dictionary of Biography Online, Australian National University, 2006, http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A060508b.htm.