George French Angas

George French Angas (1822-1886), naturalist and painter, was born on 25 April 1822 at Newcastle upon Tyne, England.
In 1849 he married Alicia Mary Moran, who in 1850 accompanied him to Australia. There were four daughters of the marriage. He went from South Australia to the gold diggings near Bathurst and in 1851 published Six Views of the Gold Field of Ophir (Sydney) and Views of the Gold Regions of Australia (London) lithographs drawn by Angas on the stone. In 1853 Angas was appointed secretary to the Australian Museum in Sydney, a position which he held until 1860.
(From the Angas Biography at the Australian Dictionary of Biography)

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George French Angas
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