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Barnard, James (1809? - 1897)

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Ethnographer, Printer and Statistician
Born: 1809?  Hackney, United Kingdom.  Died: 20 April 1897  Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.
James Barnard was Government Printer in Van Diemen's Land (1838-1880) and also a skilled statistician, ethnographer and amateur scientist. He was an original member of the Tasmanian Society (later the Royal Society of Tasmania) and published their journal Tasmanian Journal of Natural Science. Barnard wrote many articles on varied topics including Tasmanian Aboriginals, the growing of beetroot and sugar manufacture, and the acclimatization of esparto grass for paper making.

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Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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