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George Ernest Morisson

George Ernest Morisson (1862 - 1920) was an Australian adventurer[?].

Ill at ease with the requirements of formal study, he first made a name for himself by walking across Australia. Later, he was correspondant for The Times in Beijing, China, and subsequently travelled from Beijing to British occupied Burma via Yunnan. His book An Australian in China[?] details his experiences on that journey. The book Morisson of Peking is a biography by Cyril Pearl[?].



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