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Last NameHarris    
Given NameEmily Cumming °    
alt. NamesE. C. H. ;     
Marriageunmarried    
Childrenpremature birth to a daughter in 1841 who died five days later; two more daughters were born in New Zealand.    
Year born1836 / 1837 in Plymouth, Devonshire, England    
Year died1925    
Place of deathNelson    
Father's occupationcivil engineer & surveyor Edwin Harris & his wife Sarah Hill     
Relativesolder brother (who died in 1860) & younger sisters Frances & Ellen, (who both died in the 1890s)    
Educationstudies of art in Hobart, Tasmania;     
Country of ActivityNew Zealand    
Worked forNew Zealand berries ; Four more watercolours of New Zealand flowers &    
Patronage    
CollaboratorsH. D. Jackson ;    
Techniquesbotanical drawing, watercolour, engraving, and lithography    
Sample(s)www.teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/2h15/1/1    
Archival sourceswww.teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/2h15/1 ;     
Published sourcesNissen: Botan. Buchillustration 1966    
otherBorn in Plymouth, Devonshire, E. came to New Zealand with her parents, her brother & sister in 1841 and settled in New Plymouth, New Zealand, late March 1841.     
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