ST.GEORGE, Harry Hemersley

ST.GEORGE, Harry Hemersley. 1845 — 18.2.1897.  British Colonial Officer in Sri Lanka. Lieutenant-Colonel. Spent many years in Ceylon, in 1885 participated in Sudan campaign. Last years in Edinburgh. Also an artist who painted landscapes and archaeological objects.

Publications: “The Rebellion of Ceylon, and the Progress of its Conquest under the Government of Constantino de Sá y Noroña”, JRAS-CB 11:41, 1890, 427-608 (transl. from Spanish of Rebelion de Ceylan. Printed Lisbon 1681).

Sources: https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/term/BIOG14467.

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