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Forbes, Henry Ogg (1851 - 1932)

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Explorer and Natural history collector
Born: 30 January 1851  Drumblade, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.  Died: 27 October 1932  Liverpool, Lancashire, England.
Henry Ogg Forbes was appointed as meteorological observer in Port Moresby after a number of ill-fated expeditions in New Guinea. He was later Director of the Canterbury Museum, New Zealand 1890-93 and consulting director on museums in Liverpool 1911-32.

Career Highlights

1890 - 1893Director of the Canterbury Museum in New Zealand
1911 - 1932Consulting Director to the museums in Liverpool


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Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 31 July 2006

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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