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Biographical entry Forbes, Henry Ogg (1851 - 1932)

Born
30 January 1851
Drumblade, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Died
27 October 1932
Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Occupation
Explorer and Natural history collector

Summary

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.

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

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McCarthy, G.J.