Collingridge, George, 1847-1931

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Collingridge was an artist, engraver, cartographer, linguist, historian and writer. He studied wood engraving and painting in Paris. He became an expert wood engraver and worked for all the leading newspapers of the day. In 1879 Collingridge emigrated to Australia and joined the staff of the "Illustrated Sydney news". He founded the Royal Art Society of New South Wales and published "Australian art", the first Australian journal devoted to art. He wrote a number of books and articles on a wide range of subjects. His most widely acclaimed work was "The discovery of Australia", a geographical history of Australia. He was also an accomplished linguist, speaking several languages, including Esperanto. He set up the first Esperanto Club in Australia in 1908.

From the description of Papers of George Collingridge. 1895-1930. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 222547121

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creatorOf Collingridge, George, 1847-1931. Diego do Couto's pig. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Collingridge, George, 1847-1931. Sketch map of part of south east coast from Amazon Bay to Mullens Hr., British New Guinea / compiled by Geo. Collingridge from official doc[umen]ts. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Collingridge, George, 1847-1931. Spanish Hemisphere [cartographic material] / [by Geo. Collingridge]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Collingridge, George, 1847-1931. [Mapa to illustrate the Battle of Mentana] [cartographic material] / [by Geo. Collingridge]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Collingridge, George, 1847-1931. Solomon Islands / [copied from a map by D. Rasciotti and engraved by G.B. Mazza, c. 1583] ; facsimile George Collingridge. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Collingridge, George, 1847-1931. Ysabel [i.e. Santa Isabel Island and adjacent parts of the Solomon Islands] / [copy by G.A. Collingridge of part of a map by D. Rasciotti]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Collingridge, George, 1847-1931. D. Do Couto's pig. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767. A complete map of the southern continent / survey'd by Capt. Abel Tasman & depicted by order of the East India Company in the Stadt House at Amsterdam ; [E. Bowen, sculp.]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Collingridge, George, 1847-1931. Vaugondy's map showing Queiroz's discoveries / [George Alphonse Collingridge]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Collingridge, George, 1847-1931. J. Rose's map & modern map / projected by Geo. Collingridge. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Collingridge, George, 1847-1931. Papers of George Collingridge. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Collingridge, George, 1847-1931. [Querioz's track] / George Collingridge del. Libraries Australia
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associatedWith Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767. person
associatedWith Couto, Diogo do, 1542-1616. person
associatedWith Mendaña de Neira, Alvaro, d. 1595. person
associatedWith Queirós, Pedro Fernandes de, d. 1615. person
associatedWith Rascicotti, Donato. person
associatedWith Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles, 1688-1766. person
associatedWith Rotz, Jean. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Solomon Sea
Solomon Islands
Solomon Islands
Malay Archipelago
Australia--New South Wales
Australia
New Guinea
Java (Indonesia)
Solomon Islands
Malay Archipelago
Java (Indonesia)
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Authors, Australian
Cartographers
Historians
Nautical charts
World maps
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Cartographer
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Birth 1847

Death 1931

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