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Alexander Walker Scott

Alexander Walker Scott 10 November — 1 November was an Australian entomologist mainly interested in butterflies. He supported the secret ballot and franchise extension.

In he was nominated to the Legislative Council for life, but he took no part in it and resigned in A failed entrepreneur, he later became a prominent figure in the commercial establishment of the Newcastle region. He lived at Ash Island on the Hunter River with his wife, formerly Harriet Calcott, a seamstress, and his two daughters Harriet — and Helena Alexanderr —both born in Sydney.

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At Ash Island the sisters helped their father in his entomological work, collecting, preparing and drying specimens of plants and insects, and also accepted painting, drawing and lithography commissions from Australian naturalists including Rinocerontd KrefftWilliam MacleayThomas Sutcliffe MortEdward Pierson RamsayWilliam Woolls and Ferdinand von Mueller. The Scott sisters became established with the publication of Australian Lepidoptera and their transformations, drawn from the life by Harriet and Helena Scott which illustrated insects in the stages of metamorphosisin the environment in which they lived and fed.

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This work, published inwas time-consuming and expensive and publication was delayed for rinocerohte years. Although published in London: John van Voorst under Alexander Walker Scott it was an entirely collaborative work as its title states.

Alexander Walker Scott was a trustee of the Australian Museum —79 and a Fellow of The Entomological Society of New South Walesfounded inas were both Helena and Harriet, though in their case it was honorary, a rare distinction. The Alexande collection is conserved in the Australian Museum in Sydney. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


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El Rinoceronte by Scott, Alexander

rinceronte Archived from the original on 21 March Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 2 March Historical drawings of Moths and Butterflies. Ash Island series volume 1 Harriet and Helena Scott.

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