Explorations – No 19 Dec 1995

(issued December 1997) WALLACE KIRSOP, Foreword COLIN NETTELBECK, Looking Ahead: an 1898 French View of Australian Federation In a short introduction the author recalls the accidental discovery in the late 1980s of some of the pre-war archives of the Melbourne French Consulate and describes a specific 1898 document, namely a report sent by Georges Biard […]

Explorations – No 18 Jun 1995

(issued December 1997) WALLACE KIRSOP, Foreword R.W. HOME & Sara MAROSKE, Ferdinand von Mueller and the French Consuls Published here for the first time is a fascinating series of letters (May 1883 to November 1895) from the eminent botanist and explorer Ferdinand von Mueller, Victoria’s Government Botanist from 1853 until his death on 10 October […]