Naturalist and museum curator. Son of Abraham Dee Bartlett. Spent four years collecting birds on the upper Amazon River, circa 1865–9. Assisted his father at the Zoological Society of London in 1871. Curator, Maidstone Museum, Kent, 1874–90. Emigrated to Sarawak, 1891. Curator, Sarawak Museum, Kuching, Borneo, 1895–7.
Sources: Bartlett, Edward 1871: 217 s7954 s7959 s8011 from Edward Bartlett, 20 September 1871, 21 September 1871, and 16 October 1871) Maidstone papers Sarawak Museum Journal 10 (1961–2): 26
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