Leichhardt, Ludwig, 1813-1848

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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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referencedIn Stevens, John F. Notes on Dr. Ludwig Leichhardt, [1962] [manuscript] University of Queensland, UQ Library
referencedIn Erdos, Renee. Ludwig Leichhardt, 1963 [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Politzer, L. L. (Ludwig Louis). Papers [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Leichhardt, Ludwig, 1813-1848. Diaries, correspondence and papers [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Politzer, L. L. (Ludwig Louis). Collection relating to Ludwig Leichhardt [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Bennett, John William Ogilvie. Tracks of explorers on north coast of Northern Australia / Jno W. Ogilvie Bennett, 29 December 1865. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Nicholson family. Letters and transcriptions [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Archer family. OM80-10 Archer Family Correspondence, 1825-1855. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Leichhardt, Ludwig, 1813-1848. Letters. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Leichhardt, Ludwig, 1813-1848(?). OM66-28 Ludwig Leichhardt Letters, 1847-1848. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Leichhardt, Ludwig, 1813-1848. Papers [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Leichhardt, Ludwig, 1813-1848. Letter [manuscript] : to S. H. A. Marsh. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Rose, Frederick G. G. (Frederick George Godfrey), 1915-1991. Letter [manuscript] : to Patricia Kelk Graham. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Leichhardt, Ludwig, 1813-1848. Letter [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Bunce, Daniel, 1813-1872. Papers. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Carson, David. Papers [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Stevens, John F. Notes on Dr. Ludwig Leichhardt [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Leichhardt, Ludwig, 1813-1848. Journal of an expedition from Moreton Bay to Port Essington [microform]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Partlett, Launa. Poems [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Lionel Lindsay Gallery. Papers. Libraries Australia
referencedIn White, James Atkin, 1838-1880. Letter and newspaper clipping [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Mueller, Ferdinand Baron von, 1825-1896. Letter : to Sir Henry Barkly. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Nicholson, William Alleyne. Letter Newcastle-upon-Tyne to F.W.L. Leichhardt, Sydney : 1843 Apr. 1. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Politzer, L. L. (Ludwig Louis). Papers re Ludwig Leichhardt [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Leichhardt, Ludwig, 1813-1848. Diaries and papers [microform]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Murphy family. Papers of the Murphy and Bradly families [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Leichhardt, Ludwig, 1813-1848. Letters [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Leichhardt, Ludwig, 1813-1848. Letter [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Gray, Alexander. Transcript and letter [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
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associatedWith Archer family. family
associatedWith Bennett, John William Ogilvie. person
associatedWith Bunce, Daniel, 1813-1872. person
associatedWith Carson, David. person
associatedWith Erdos, Renee. person
associatedWith Gray, Alexander. person
correspondedWith Isaac, Frederick Neville person
correspondedWith King, Phillip Parker, 1791-1856 person
associatedWith Leichhardt Expedition 1846-1847. corporateBody
associatedWith Lionel Lindsay Gallery. corporateBody
associatedWith Macarthur, Emmeline Maria, 1828-1911 person
associatedWith Marsh, S. H. (Stephen Hale), 1805-1888 person
associatedWith Mueller, Ferdinand Baron von, 1825-1896. person
associatedWith Murphy family. family
associatedWith Nicholson family. family
associatedWith Nicholson, William Alleyne. person
associatedWith Pamplin, William person
associatedWith Partlett, Launa. person
associatedWith Politzer, L. L. (Ludwig Louis) person
associatedWith Rose, Frederick G. G. (Frederick George Godfrey), 1915-1991. person
associatedWith Stevens, John F. person
associatedWith Turnbull, Henry. person
associatedWith White, James Atkin, 1838-1880. person
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Australia
Port Essington (N.T.)
Australia
Australia
Australia
Moreton Bay (Qld.)
Australia
Queensland
Northern Territory
Australia
Australia
Australia--New South Wales
Australia
Queensland
Germany
Subject
Explorers--Archives
Botany
Botanists--Correspondence
Naturalists--Correspondence
Musicians--Correspondence
Explorers--Correspondence
Students--Correspondence
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Naturalist
Students
Botanists
Musicians
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Birth 1813-10-23

Death 1848

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