Hargrave, Lawrence, 1850-1916

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1850-01-29
Death 1915-07-14

Biographical notes:

Aeronautical pioneer.

From the description of Papers [manuscript]. 1847-1914. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225851470

Aeronautical engineer and astronomer. After participating in several explorations into New Guinea, Hargrave worked as an assistant astronomical observer at the Sydney Observatory, Australia 1878-1883. He then devoted his time to research in aeronautics and human flight.

From the description of Papers, 1910-1914. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83308720

From the description of Papers, 1866-1915. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79151765

From the description of Papers, ca. 1866-1915. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80830913

Aeronautical pioneer and explorer.

From the description of Drawings and journals. 1865-1915. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 221979006

From the description of Papers relating to explorations in the Torres Strait, Papua and New Guinea [manuscript]. 1872-1900. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225851473

Australian inventor who worked out the principle for a flying machine. He was also interested in early Australian history.

From the description of Material for proposed book, "Lope de Vega" [manuscript]. 1908-1915. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225836124

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Subjects:

  • Aeronautics
  • Explorers
  • Explorers--Archives
  • Inventors--Archives
  • Flight
  • Airplanes, models

Occupations:

  • Astronomers
  • Sailors
  • Explorers
  • Aeronautical engineer

Places:

  • Papua New Guinea (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)
  • New Guinea (as recorded)
  • Spain (as recorded)
  • Torres Strait (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)