Harris, George Prideaux Robert (1775-1810)

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Harris, George (1775-1810)
Field of activity
Surveyor; Naturalist; Artist; Draughtsman; Painter; Magistrate; Editor
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George Prideaux Robert Harris (1775-1810), surveyor, spent his early life at Exeter, Devon, England. In 1803 he was appointed deputy-surveyor, at a salary of £91 5s. on the civil establishment allotted...

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Sketcher and surveyor, he was one of the first settlers of both Port Phillip, Victoria and Hobart Town, Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania). He made surveys, topographical sketches and watercolours of the areas around Hobart.

sketcher and surveyor, was presumably living in Sri Lanka in 1800. This entry is a stub. You can help DAAO by submitting a

  • 1803 At Port Phillip, Victoria in the 'Ocean'.

Flourished

  • fl. 1807 - 1808

Flourished

  • fl. c.1804 - c.1804

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George Harris was a surveyor and naturalist with David Collins in Tasmania from 1803. The National Library of Australia has some of his correspondences on file.

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Design and Art Australia Online

  • British Museum, London, England, UK
  • National Library of Australia, Canberra, ACT
  • Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW
  • (see also) Collins, David
  • (see also) Grimes, Charles
  • (see also) Tuckey,
  • (see also) Hobbs, Ann Jane
  • (see also) Lord, Edward
  • (see also) Hobbs, James
  • (see also) Knopwood, Robert
  • (see also) First Settlement at the River Derwent
  • (see also) Sullivan Cove, Tasmania
  • (see also) Derwent, Van Diemen's Land
  • (see also) Camp at Sullivan Cove
  • (see also) (portrait of Adolarius Humphrey)
  • (see also) The little horned owl found in Ceylon

Resources for George Prideaux Robert Harris

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Harris, George Prideaux Robert
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Harris, George Prideaux Robert (1775-1810)
    Pretyman, E. R.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1966
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 1, 516-517

Resources by George Prideaux Robert Harris (13)

  1. Letters and papers of G. P. Harris, 1803-1812 : Deputy Surveyor-General of New South Wales at Sullivan Bay, Port Phillip, and Hobart Town, Van Diemen's Land / edited by Barbara Hamilton-Arnold
    Harris, George Prideaux Robert, 1775-1810
    [ Audio book : 1995 ]
    Letters and papers of G. P. Harris, 1803-1812 : Deputy Surveyor-General of New South Wales at Sullivan Bay, Port Phillip, and Hobart Town, Van Diemen's Land / edited by Barbara Hamilton-Arnold
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 186,051.297)

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  2. Camp at Sullivan Bay, Port Phillip, 1803 / George Prideaux Robert Harris
    Harris, George Prideaux Robert, 1775-1810
    [ Photograph : 1803 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 98,506.43)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 98,506.43)

  3. Camp at Sullivan Cove, Derwent, Van Diemens Land, 1804 / George Prideaux Robert Harris
    Harris, George Prideaux Robert, 1775-1810
    [ Photograph : 1804 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  4. Sullivan Bay, Port Phillip, New South Wales, 1803 / George Prideaux Robert Harris
    Harris, George Prideaux Robert, 1775-1810
    [ Photograph : 1803 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 94,888.188)

  5. Camp at Port Phillip Basse Strait ? New South Wales, 1803 / George Prideaux Robert Harris
    Harris, George Prideaux Robert, 1775-1810
    [ Photograph : 1803 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  6. The Cataract near Launceston Port Dalrymple Van D.L., 1809 / George Prideaux Harris
    Harris, George Prideaux Robert, 1775-1810
    [ Photograph : 1809 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  7. Pipra, M. & F. Speckled Manakins, 1806 / George Prideaux Harris
    Harris, George Prideaux Robert, 1775-1810
    [ Art work : 1979 ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    Pipra, M. & F. Speckled Manakins, 1806 / George Prideaux Harris
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  8. G.P. Harris' cottage Hobart Town, Van Dieman's Land (Tasmania)
    Harris, George Prideaux Robert, 1775-1810
    [ Art work : 1979 ]
    At UTS Lib
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  9. [Portrait of A.W.H. Humphrey] [George Prideaux Robert Harris]
    Harris, George Prideaux Robert, 1775-1810
    [ Art work : 1803 ]
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    At National Library
    [Portrait of A.W.H. Humphrey] [George Prideaux Robert Harris]
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  10. The little horned owl, found at Ceylon / G.P.H
    Harris, George Prideaux Robert, 1775-1810
    [ Art work : 1800-1809 ]
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    At National Library
    The little horned owl, found at Ceylon / G.P.H
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  1. Letters and papers of G. P. Harris, 1803-1812 : Deputy Surveyor-General of New South Wales at Sullivan Bay, Port Phillip, and Hobart Town, Van Diemen's Land / edited by Barbara Hamilton-Arnold
    Harris, George Prideaux Robert, 1775-1810
    [ Audio book : 1995 ]
    Letters and papers of G. P. Harris, 1803-1812 : Deputy Surveyor-General of New South Wales at Sullivan Bay, Port Phillip, and Hobart Town, Van Diemen's Land / edited by Barbara Hamilton-Arnold
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  2. [Biographical cuttings on George P.R. Harris, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
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  3. [G.P.Harris' cottage, Hobart Town, V.D. Land, Aug. 1806]
    [ Art work : 1806 ]
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    [G.P.Harris' cottage, Hobart Town, V.D. Land, Aug. 1806]
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  4. Letters and papers of G.P. Harris, 1803-1812 : Deputy Surveyor-General of New South Wales at Sullivan Bay, Port Phillip, and Hobart Town, Van Diemen's Land / edited by Barbara Hamilton-Arnold
    Harris, G. P. (George Prideaux), 1774-1810
    [ Book : 1994 ]
    At 15 libraries
    Letters and papers of G.P. Harris, 1803-1812 : Deputy Surveyor-General of New South Wales at Sullivan Bay, Port Phillip, and Hobart Town, Van Diemen's Land / edited by Barbara Hamilton-Arnold
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  5. Letters and covers, 1806-1862
    [ Photograph : 1806-1862 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  6. Series 35.29: 'Memoir of a Chart of Port Philip [sic] Surveyed...by Lieut James Tuckey of His Majestys Ship Calcutta', October 1803
    [ Unpublished : 1803 ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    Series 35.29: 'Memoir of a Chart of Port Philip [sic] Surveyed...by Lieut James Tuckey of His Majestys Ship Calcutta', October 1803
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  7. Series 01: Australian paintings by J.W. Lewin, G.P. Harris, G.W. Evans and others, 1796-1809 [32 watercolours]
    Lewin, J. W. (John William), 1770-1819
    [ Art work : 1796-1809 ]
    View online
    At State Library of NSW
    Series 01: Australian paintings by J.W. Lewin, G.P. Harris, G.W. Evans and others, 1796-1809 [32 watercolours]
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  2. The little horned owl, found at Cey ...
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    The little horned owl, found at Ceylon / G.P.H
  3. [Hobart Town ca. 1805]
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  4. [Trigger plant in flower] G.P.H
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  5. Pipra, M. & F. Speckled Manakins, 1 ...
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  1. Government Gazette Appointments and Employment
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Tuesday 9 November 1915 [Issue No.200 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 6467

    Government Gazette Appointments And Employment

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    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Wednesday 7 February 1912 [Issue No.21 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 879

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    ... )7 11 June, 1881 10 Mny, 181)0 20 Julie, 1000 4 Oct., 1001 8 Nov., 1002 8 Nov., 1002 20 Aug., 1801) 7 ... 10 Hcc., 1890 23 Nov., 1003 23 Nov., 1903 22 Nov., 1882 12 May, 181*0 17 Aug., 1900 20 Feb., 1000 20 ... 76412 words
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    ... . D., 2842. Hamilton, J., 3463. Hannasky, J. H., 2630. Harlock, A. A., 2598, 2839. Harris, J. R., 3462 ... . Harris, L. F., 3529. Hart, A. H., 3463. Hart, H. J., two notices 2743, 2813. Hartman, L. R., 2793, 2839 ... 29481 words
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    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Saturday 5 November 1892 p 7 Article
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    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Thursday 19 July 1934 p 1 Family Notices
    ... , dearly beloved wife of Frnnk Bond, and loving mother of LavJnla, Jenny, Kath leen, Mona, Frank, Harry ... . Jack, Albert. Alfred, and Robert (deceased). A patient jufTercr at rest, BHADSIIAW. — On tho JSth July ... 8903 words
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    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Thursday 11 May 1933 p 1 Family Notices
    ... Denmark Hospital, to Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Wright, of Denmark — a son (Geoffrey George). MARRIAGES. THOMAS ... Perth. WOOD — PRIDEAUX — On April 17, 1933. at the Anglican Church, York, by the Rev. Purdy. Keith Mc ... 2805 words
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    • Text last corrected on 11 July 2019 by tor22
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