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Angas, George French (1822–1886), artist and zoologist, born on 25 April 1822 in Newcastle upon Tyne, was the eldest son of George Fife Angas (1789–1879) and his wife, Rosetta French (1796–1867), who had three sons and four daughters. When he was a child his family moved to ...

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Buckler, William (1814–1884), artist and entomologist, was born on 13 September 1814 at Newport, Isle of Wight, the son of William Buckler. The topographical artist John Buckler (1770–1851) was his uncle. He was educated at Newport, and then through the influence of Captain Ffarrington...

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Edwards, George (1694–1773), ornithologist and artist, was born on 3 April 1694 at Stratford, West Ham, Essex, to a family of Welsh descent. He was educated at a boarding-school in Leytonstone and at Brentwood grammar school. He was then apprenticed to John Dod...

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George Edwards (1694–1773) by Johann Sebastian Müller, 1754 (after Bartholomew Dandridge) © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Moses Harris (1730–c. 1788) self-portrait, 1780 Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

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Harris, Moses (1730–c. 1788), entomologist and artist, was born in Churchyard Alley, Holborn, London, on 15 April 1730, the son of Joseph Harris and his wife, Mary. He had at least two brothers, William and John, the latter a harpsichord maker who emigrated to ...

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Potter, Walter (1835–1918), taxidermist, was born at Bramber, Sussex, on 2 July 1835 (and was baptized at Bramber on 13 September), the sixth son of James Potter (d. 1867), labourer, and his wife, Sarah (1802/3–1838). His mother died when he was young, and his father, by then employed as a publican, was remarried in 1840, to ...

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Walter Potter (1835–1918) by unknown photographer courtesy of the British Historical Taxidermy Society

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