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Ogilvy, Arthur James

(1834-1914) Indian-born civil servant and author, educated in the UK, in Australia from 1851, most of whose work is nonfiction, some of it studies of Evolution. Of sf interest is The Ape Man (1913 chap) as by A J O, in which a prospector discovers the last survivors of a tribe of quasi-human apes (see Apes as Human) in the Amazon, and lives with them. [JC]

Arthur James Ogilvy

born Calcutta, India: 15 April 1834

died Inverquharity, Tasmania: 30 June 1914



Entry from The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (2011-current) edited by John Clute and David Langford.
Accessed 16:36 pm on 23 May 2022.