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Last NameHarris    
Given NameMoses    
alt. NamesM. H. ; Moise / Moyse Harris ;    
Marriage    
ChildrenJohn Harris (1767-1832)    
Year born1730 in London    
Year died1788 c.    
Place of deathLondon    
Father's occupation    
Relativesentomologist uncle    
Educationpoorly educated by his own admission; specialized in entomology    
Country of ActivityEngland, UK    
Worked forMH: Aurelian 1766 & English Lepidoptera 1775 & Expos. English insects 1776-80; Dru Drury: Illustrations of Natural History 1770-82; William Curtis; William F. Martyn: New Dict Nat. Hist 1785; John Coakley Lettsom: Naturalists Companion 1772; Andrew Peter Dupont: Coll. Nat. Curiosities ; Dru Drury (1725-1803) ; John Coakley Lettsom (1744-1815); Will. Fred. Martyn & Emanuel Medes da Costa (1717-1791)    
PatronageLondon Soc. of Entomologists: The Aurelians. Curtis's Botanic Magazine;     
Collaborators    
Techniqueszoological and entomological drawing, copperplate engraving, painting, and watercolor ; hand-coloring    
Sample(s)www.gla.ac.uk/services/specialcollections/virtualexhibitions/birdsbeesandblooms/bees/mosesharrisanexpositionofenglishinsects/#d.en.212680    
Archival sourcesBritish Museum of Natural History ms. 18 904-10; wikipedia    
Published sourcesAKL 69 2010:416; ThB16 1923:61; H.B.Weiss: obituary in Science Monthly 23(1926): 560-4; Dance 1989: 60, 77, 103-4, 216; MA Salmon/P Marren/B Harley Aurelian Legacy 2000 ; Nissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 ##1160, 1835-1838, 2464, 2729 & 2785 ; Neri 2011: 185-9 ; Gilbert 2000: 17-8, 46-7, 88-9, 110-1, 134-5 & 148-9 ;    
othercollector, artist & color theorist, also publ. & illustr. MH: Natural System of Colours 1811.    
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