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Last NameShaw    
Given NameGeorge    
alt. NamesG. S. ; botanical shortname: G. Shaw ;    
Year born1751 in Bierton near Aylesbury, Middle England, UK    
Year died1813    
Place of deathLondon, England, UK    
Father's occupationAnglican vicar of Bierton, Timothy Shaw (1714-1786)    
RelativesJane Shaw (1747–1785) (sister) ; Jane (1709-1782) (mother)    
Educationstudies at Magdalen College, Univ,. Oxford, assistant for botany 1786    
Country of ActivityUnited Kingdom    
Worked forGeneral zoology or systematic natural history (London 1800-26) ; Zoological lectures delivered at the Royal institution in 1806 & 1807 (London 1809) ; The naturalist's miscellany containing accurate and elegant coloured figures of the most curious & beautiful productions of nature (1792-1800) ;    
Patronagecustos for natural history at British Museum (Natural History) since 1791 ; Royal College of Surgeons ;    
Collaboratorsillustrator ->Fred. P. Nodder ; naturalist James Edward Smit on: Zoology of New Holland and the isles adjacent (1794) ;    
Techniquesbotanical drawing ; hand-colouring    
Archival sourceshttp://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/shaw-george-2651 ; http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Shaw ;    
Published sourcesDNB ; J. H. Calaby in Australian Dictionary of Biography 1967 ;     

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