Robert Ernest Cheesman
Major Robert Ernest Cheesman CBE (1878 – 1962) was an English military officer, explorer, and ornithologist.
Cheesman was Private Secretary to Sir Percy Cox during his tenure as High Commissioner in Iraq.
In 1923, during a journey into the Arabian Peninsula, Cheesman collected over 300 specimens from the Hasa oasis, several of them previously unknown to science. These specimens are currently in the British Museum.
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- Routes between ‘Oqair and Jabrin Oasis in Eastern Nejd from surveys by Major R.E. Cheesman O.B.E. 1923-24
A pioneering expedition for the mapping of the Arabian coast from the Gulf of Salwah to Uqair.Cartographer(s): Robert Ernest CheesmanPlace/Date: London / 1925$700 Add to cart