Category:George Raper

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George Raper 
English naval officer and illustrator
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Date of birth19 September 1769
London
Date of death29 September 1796
Occupation
  • biological illustrator
  • navy officer
  • painter
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George Raper (19 September 1769 – 29 September 1796) was a Royal Navy officer who accompanied the First Fleet to Australia. He is known today for his watercolour illustrations, including the first depictions of the birds and flowers of Sydney Cove. These paintings are today in the Natural History Museum in London, the Alexander Turnbull Library in Wellington, the National Library of Australia in Canberra, the Mitchell Library, part of the State Library of New South Wales, Sydney, and the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.

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