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Parliament of New South Wales. Although published in London: He lived at Ash Island on the Hunter River with his wife, formerly Harriet Calcott, a seamstress, and his two daughters Harriet — and Helena Scott —both born in Sydney.

Alexander Walker Scott

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.


Views Read Edit View history. 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 Gerard KrefftWilliam MacleayThomas Sutcliffe MortEdward Pierson RamsayWilliam Woolls and Ferdinand von Mueller.

This page was last edited on 29 Decemberat The Scott collection is conserved in the Australian Museum in Sydney. Archived from the original on 21 March A Cambridge Alumni Database.

Alexander Walker Scott 10 November — 1 November was an Australian entomologist mainly interested in butterflies. This work, published inwas time-consuming and expensive and publication was delayed for 12 years.

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Alexander Walker Scott – Wikipedia

Ash Island series volume 1 Harriet and Helena Scott. A failed entrepreneur, he later became a prominent figure in the commercial establishment of the Newcastle region.


He supported the secret ballot and franchise extension. 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. Alexandeer other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.

Retrieved 2 March From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In he was nominated to the Legislative Council for life, but he took no part in it and resigned in Retrieved from ” https: Craftsman House pp.

John van Voorst under Alexander Walker Scott it was an entirely collaborative work as its title states.