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Henry Prinsep

Henry Charles (Harry) Prinsep (1844–1922), manager of family estates in Western Australia, civil servant, Chief Protector of Aborigines, artist, son of Charles Robert Prinsep, and brother of 'May' Prinsep (who married Hallam Tennyson, elder son of Alfred, Lord Tennyson), born in Calcutta, died in Busselton, Western Australia, home of his wife Josephine Bussell's family.

References and Links

Allbrook, Malcolm 2014, Henry Prinsep’s Empire: Framing a Distant Colony, ANUP.

Haebich, Anna 1985, 'A bunch of castoff', Aborigines of the South West of Western Australia, PhD thesis, Murdoch University.

Staples, A.C. 1955, 'The Prinsep Estate in Western Australia'Early Daysvol. 5, part 1: 16-30.

Staples, A.C. 1955, 'Henry Charles Prinsep'Early Daysvol. 5, part 1: 31-52.

Staples, A. C. 1966, Bio of Prinsep in ADB.

Staples, A.C. 1977, 'The Prinsep dynasty', Early Days, vol. 8, part 1: 23-34.

Prinsep diaries, 1866-1922, State Library of Western Australia.


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