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Harris, Moses (1730–c. 1788), entomologist and artist

Robert Mays

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Harris, Moses (1730–c. 1788), entomologist and artist, was born in Churchyard Alley, Holborn, London, on 15 April 1730, the son of Joseph Harris and his wife, Mary. He had at least two brothers, William and John, the latter a harpsichord maker who emigrated to ...

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Subjects: Entomology ; Art

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