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Wright, Horatio George Anthony (1827 - 1901)

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Physician and Microscopist
Born: 1827  Maidstone, Kent, England.  Died: 14 September 1901  Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Horatio George A. Wright, one of the best-known doctors of inner Sydney, was an enthusiastic member of the Royal Society of New South Wales. His interests included micro-photography, astronomy, physics and sanitation. In 1874 he observed the transit of Venus with H.C. Russell.

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Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 6 December 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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