Shaw, George (1751-1813)

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Shaw, George, (FRS) (1751-1813)
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Naturalist
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Biographies

George Shaw (1751-1813), naturalist, was born on 10 December 1751 at Bierton, Buckinghamshire, England, son of Rev. Timothy Shaw. He was educated by his father until 1765 when he entered Magdalen College,...

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George Shaw was a lecturer in botany at Oxford University and a medical practitioner who published one of the first English descriptions with scientific names of several of the common and best known Australian animals.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Shaw, George
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Shaw, George (1751-1813), naturalist
    Calaby, J. H.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1967
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 2, 437

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  1. Alcides orontes / George Shaw
    Shaw, George, 1751-1813
    [ Art work : 1794 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 57,722)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 57,722)

  2. Thoas butterfly / George Shaw
    Shaw, George, 1751-1813
    [ Art work : 1789 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 57,721.996)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 57,721.996)

  3. The psittacus pullarius, 1790 / George Shaw
    Shaw, George, 1751-1813
    [ Art work : 1790 ]
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    At National Library
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  4. Reniform phalangium, 1799 / George Shaw
    Shaw, George, 1751-1813
    [ Art work : 1799 ]
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    At National Library
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 57,721.988)

  5. European frogfish, 1800 / George Shaw
    Shaw, George, 1751-1813
    [ Art work : 1800 ]
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    At National Library
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 57,721.984)

  6. Variegated wrasse, 1800 / George Shaw
    Shaw, George, 1751-1813
    [ Art work : 1800 ]
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    At National Library
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 57,721.98)

  7. Ruby-throated hummingbird, 1791 / George Shaw
    Shaw, George, 1751-1813
    [ Art work : 1791 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 57,721.98)

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  8. Snail, ringent snail, lamp snail, 1799 / George Shaw
    Shaw, George, 1751-1813
    [ Art work : 1799 ]
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    At National Library
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 57,721.969)

  9. Eupalamides cyparissias, 1 / George Shaw
    Shaw, George, 1751-1813
    [ Art work : 1800 ]
    At National Library
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  10. Dionaea muscipula or Venus flytrap, 1790 / George Shaw
    Shaw, George, 1751-1813
    [ Art work : 1790 ]
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    At National Library
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Resources about George Shaw (9)

  1. Series 06.183: Letter received by Banks from George Shaw, 12 January 1772
    [ Unpublished : 1772 ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    Series 06.183: Letter received by Banks from George Shaw, 12 January 1772
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 109,109.734)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 109,109.734)

  2. Series 06.182: Letter recommending George Shaw to join Pacific voyage, received by Banks from N. Wetherell, 24 December 1771
    [ Unpublished : 1771 ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    Series 06.182: Letter recommending George Shaw to join Pacific voyage, received by Banks from N. Wetherell, 24 December 1771
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  3. George Shaw, zoologiste et médicin, membre de la Société Royale de Londres / dessiné et gravé par Ambroise Tardieu
    Tardieu, Ambroise, 1788-1841
    [ Art work : 1820-1829 ]
    At National Library
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 73,964.203)

  4. George Shaw M.D., F.R.S., author of General zoology /Russell pinxt.; Holl sculpt. Back view of the British Museum / E.W. Thomson del. et scu
    Holl, William, 1771-1838
    [ Art work : 1803 ]
    View online
    At National Library
    George Shaw M.D., F.R.S., author of General zoology /Russell pinxt.; Holl sculpt. Back view of the British Museum / E.W. Thomson del. et scu
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 61,923.199)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 61,923.199)

  5. A catalogue of the very select and choice Cabinet of Natural History of the late George Shaw, M.D. F.R.S. author of "General zoology" and "Naturalist's miscellany" ... which will be sold by auction by Leigh and Sotheby, booksellers ... on Wednesday, ...
    Leigh and Sotheby
    [ Book : 1814 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 50,748.031)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 50,748.031)

  6. Three early natural history books / by K.A. Hindwood
    Hindwood, Keith, 1904-1971
    [ Book : 1968 ]
    At 3 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 50,536.527)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 50,536.527)

  7. Notes on Volumes I to XXIV of Shaw and Nodder's Naturalists miscellany, 1789 to 1813
    Somerville, J. D. (James Dugald), 1868-1960
    [ Unpublished : 1950 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 46,062.754)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 46,062.754)

  8. Series 06.181: Letter recommending George Shaw to join Pacific voyage, received by Lord Sandwich, from Sir Francis Dashwood, Lord Le Despencer, 20 December 1771
    [ Unpublished : 1771 ]
    View online
    At State Library of NSW
    Series 06.181: Letter recommending George Shaw to join Pacific voyage, received by Lord Sandwich, from Sir Francis Dashwood, Lord Le Despencer, 20 December 1771
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 45,809.16)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 45,809.16)

  9. Early engraved portraits relating to Australia [one album of portrait engravings and one volume of descriptive text compiled by Rex Nan Kivell and Sydney Spence]
    Nan Kivell, Rex, 1899-1977
    [ Art work ]
    View online
    At State Library of NSW
    Early engraved portraits relating to Australia [one album of portrait engravings and one volume of descriptive text compiled by Rex Nan Kivell and Sydney Spence]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 14,997.944)

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  1. Shaw, Gayfield (1885-1885)
    Artist; ; Printmaker; Art teacher; 8022; Grazier; 01; Gallery director; 4279; Bank official; 6221; Artists' agent; 7299
    ... Shaw, George Baird ... Gayfield Shaw Gallery ... Commercial gallery director, Gayfield Shaw was one of the most prominent members of the Sydney art ...
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  2. Shaw, Bernard (-1950)
    Playwright; Writer; Author
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  3. Shaw, Irwin (-1984)
    Playwright
    ... Fairfax, George ... Born in The Bronx, NY. Died in Davros, Switzerland. Irwin Shaw is an American Playwright who is ...
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  1. IN BANKRUPTCY. Re George Shaw, of Warren.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Tuesday 19 July 1892 [Issue No.522] p 5812

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... In the Supreme Court of New South. Wales. (5.202^ IN BANKRUPTCY. Re George Shaw, of Warren. NOTICE ... 103 words
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  2. IN BANKRUPTCY. Re George Shaw, of Warren.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 1 July 1892 [Issue No.483] p 5366

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... ,202) IN BANKRUPTCY. Re George Shaw, of Warren. NOTICE is hereby given that a Sequestration Order has this ... 63 words
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,419.258)

  3. Re Bryan Harry Shaw.
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette. General (National : 1977 - 1987) Tuesday 5 December 1978 p 26

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... Re Bryan Harry Shaw. AT a meeting of creditors duly called and held on the 3rd day of November 1978 ... at 4th Floor, 333 George Street, Sydney, New South Wales, the following special resolution was passed ... 98 words
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  1. Shaw
    Shaw
    Created by TaylorFamilyTree, 2 items.

    George shaw husband of Violet Eileen Weisse

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  2. Shaw, George Herbert (WW1 soldier) List of articles on Trove
    Shaw, George Herbert (WW1 soldier) List of articles on Trove
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  3. Nathaniel Shaw
    Nathaniel Shaw
    Created by christracluke, 23 items.

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  2. Dionaea muscipula or Venus flytrap, ...
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    [ Art work : 1790 ]
  3. European frogfish, 1800 / George Sh ...
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  4. Reniform phalangium, 1799 / George ...
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  5. Snail, ringent snail, lamp snail, 1 ...
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    [ Art work : 1799 ]
  6. Variegated wrasse, 1800 / George Sh ...
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    [ Art work : 1800 ]
  1. Sir John George Shaw-Lefevre
    Shaw-Lefevre, John George, Sir, 1797-1879
    [ Unpublished : 1835-1838 ]
    At State Library S Aust
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 557.632)

  2. George Bernard Shaw collection novels
    Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950
    [ Published : 2015 ]
    George Bernard Shaw collection novels
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 546.562)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 546.562)

  3. Shaw, Sidney George, NX29579
    Australian Red Cross Society, National Office
    [ Unpublished : 2017 ]
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    At Uni Melbourne Arch
    Shaw, Sidney George, NX29579
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 533.651)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 533.651)

  1. George Bernard Shaw (transcript available)
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2006 ]
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    At ABC Radio National
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 622.47)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 622.47)

  2. Aspects of George Bernard Shaw
    Creative Arts Television (Firm)
    [ Video : 1967-2007 ]
    Possibly online
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 544.723)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 544.723)

  3. George Bernard Shaw / directed [and produced] by Alan Landsburg
    Alexander Street Press
    [ Video : 1962-2011 ]
    At Griffith Uni Library
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 493.764)

  4. George Bernard Shaw
    Triangle Productions
    [ Video : 1965 ]
    At Moving Image Coll
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 492.69)

  1. SHAW.
    The Carcoar Chronicle (NSW : 1878 - 1943) Friday 7 March 1902 p 2 Article
    ... SHAW^ (Our Own Correspondent.) I notice that Mr. George Grant's extensive preparations (or ... commencing duirting on a large scale aio nearing completion. Good bay, George ! There's more raonev id ... 371 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,206.168)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,206.168)

  2. SHAW.
    Nepean Times (Penrith, NSW : 1882 - 1962) Saturday 4 October 1902 p 3 Article
    ... SHAW. f ./.Nows'oairio t6 hand'on Monday of the death of, Mr George Shaw, fifth son of Mr John Shaw ... . George, who was a native of Castlereagh, was a very respectable, hardworking and honest man, and was much ... 129 words
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,189.007)

  3. SHAW.
    Leader (Orange, NSW : 1899 - 1945) Wednesday 27 May 1925 p 1 Article
    ... SHAW. (From Our Correspondent) Several changes have Ukeii place here during the last few ruoothi ... or Mr. George Gram, who sold his magnificent farm of SOU acres to Messrs Molloy Broa. Tbii is ... 441 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,183.328)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,183.328)

  1. Shaw, George Bernard
    [ Periodical : 1900-2019 ]
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 542.952)

  2. The genius of Shaw : a symposium / edited by Michael Holroyd
    Holroyd, Michael
    [ Book, Conference Proceedings : 1979 ]
    Languages: English;lis, [1 other]
    At 48 libraries
    The genius of Shaw : a symposium / edited by Michael Holroyd
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 434.215)

  3. Shaw Society bulletin / Bernard Shaw Society
    Shaw Society (London, England)
    [ Periodical : 1941-1953 ]
    At State Library of QLD
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 429.108)

  4. SHAW : the journal of Bernard Shaw studies
    [ Periodical : 1981-2019 ]
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    At Shellharbour City LS
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 401.752)

  1. George Bernard Shaw / by Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Chesterton, G. K. (Gilbert Keith), 1874-1936
    [ Book : 1909-2019 ]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
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    George Bernard Shaw / by Gilbert K. Chesterton
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  2. George Bernard Shaw / G.E. Brown
    Brown, G. E. (George Eric)
    [ Book : 1970-1971 ]
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    At 21 libraries
    George Bernard Shaw / G.E. Brown
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  3. George Bernard Shaw / Arthur Ganz
    Ganz, Arthur
    [ Book : 1983-1988 ]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
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    At 25 libraries
    George Bernard Shaw / Arthur Ganz
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  4. George Bernard Shaw / by John F. Matthews
    Matthews, John F., 1918-
    [ Book : 1969 ]
    Languages: English;lis, [1 other]
    At 17 libraries
    George Bernard Shaw / by John F. Matthews
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,050.09)