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George Raper (19 September 1769 – 29 September 1796) was a Royal Navy officer who as an able seaman joined the crew of and the First Fleet to establish a colony at Botany Bay, New South Wales, now Australia. He is best known today for his watercolour sketches of the voyage and settlement, particularly birds and flowers of Sydney Cove.

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