Leichhardt, Ludwig, 1813-1848

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1813-10-23
Death 1848
Australians
English

Biographical notes:

F. W. L. Leichhardt, explorer, was born in Prussia. He emigrated to Sydney in 1842 and the following year embarked on the first of series of explorations into Northern New South Wales and Queensland. In 1848 during his expedition to cross the continent from Brisbane to Perth he and his companions were lost without trace.

From the description of Letter [manuscript]. 1844 July 15. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225717476

Between 1834 and 1836 Leichhardt studied at the University of Berlin. From 1837 until 1842 he studied medical and natural science at the Royal College of Surgeons, the British Museum and the Jardin des Plantes.

From the description of Letters [manuscript]. 1834-1841. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225792072

Emmeline Maria was the youngest daughter of Hannibal Macarthur of Parramatta. In 1847 she married George F. Leslie of Canning Downs. A few years after Leslie's death in 1860 she again married, to Captain Vigant De Falbe of the Danish Navy. She claimed to be the last woman to see Leichhardt before his final journey.

From the description of Letter [manuscript]. 1846. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225729552

Explorer.

From the description of Papers [manuscript]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225757321

Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig Leichhardt, explorer, was born in Prussia. He emigrated to Sydney in 1842, and the following year embarked on the first of a series of explorations into Northern New South Wales and Queensland. In 1848 during his expedition to cross the continent from Brisbane to Perth he and his companions were lost without trace.

From the description of Letters. 1844-1847. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225712343

Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig Leichhardt was one of Australia's most prominent naturalists and explorers.

S. H. A. Marsh, a harpist, set himself up as a professor of harmony and an importer of pianos, spending ten years at Sydney. He went to Melbourne in 1852 and to San Francisco in 1872. He toured the Presidencies of India with the violinist Ravac in 1846.

From the description of Letter [manuscript] : to S. H. A. Marsh. 1844. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225724797

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  • Naturalists--Correspondence
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  • Naturalist
  • Students
  • Botanists
  • Musicians

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  • Port Essington (N.T.) (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)
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  • Moreton Bay (Qld.) (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)
  • Queensland (as recorded)
  • Northern Territory (as recorded)
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  • Australia--New South Wales (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)
  • Queensland (as recorded)
  • Germany (as recorded)