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Scott, Harriet (1830 - 1907)

Born
1830
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died
1907
Occupation
Artist, Naturalist and Naturalist

Summary

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.

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Archival resources

Australian Museum

  • Papers of Harriet and Helena Scott., 1850 - 1890, Series 192 and 193; Australian Museum. Details

Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales

  • Edward Pearson Ramsay - Records, 1850 - 1907, ML MSS 38; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details
  • Papers of the Scott Family, 1880 - 1893, MLMSS 5076; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

Elle Morrell

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