Dr Peter Comrie (Biographical details)

Dr Peter Comrie (medical; academic/intellectual; Male; 1832 - 1882)

Also known as

Comrie, Peter

Biography

Donated a collection of Native American items to the Museum in 1870. Collector of Oceanic material donated by A.W. Franks. Worked as surgeon on the Sparrowhawk 1865-8, under Cdr Edwin A Porcher, on HMS Basilisk, under Captain John Moresby, between 1873 to 1874 on the voyage to New Guinea (Beran page 193 in Craig and Beran eds., 2005, Shields of Melanesia).