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Biographical entry Baines, (John) Thomas (1822 - 1875)

Born
1822
King's Lynn, Norfolk, England
Died
1875
Occupation
Explorer and Artist

Summary

(John) Thomas Baines visited Australia to take part in A.C. Gregory's North Australian Expedition 1855-56 and to record the activities of the expedition in drawings and water colours. He spent much of his life working in southern Africa.

Details

Events

1855 - 1856
Career position - Artist on the A.C. Gregory's North Australian Expedition

Archival resources

Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales

  • Augustus Charles Gregory - Records, 1842 - 1903, MS 191-8 and Q420-42; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details
  • John Thomas Baines - Records, 1855 - 1856, FM 4/1152; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details
  • John Thomas Baines - Records, 1856 - 1857, FM 4/1373; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details
  • John Thomas Baines - Records, 1858, A1824; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details
  • John Thomas Baines - Records, A3600; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • John Thomas Baines - Records, 1855, MS 95; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

Published resources

Books

  • Braddon, Russell, Thomas Baines and the North Australian Expedition, Collins in association with the Royal Geographical Society, Sydney, 1986, 160 pp. Details

Edited Books

  • Carruthers, Jane and Stiebel, Lindy (eds), Thomas Baines: Exploring Tropical Australia, 1855 to 1857, National Museum of Australia Press, Canberra, 2012, 177 pp. Details

Journal Articles

Reviews

  • Home, R. W., review of Carruthers, Jane and Stiebel, Lindy eds, Thomas Baines: Exploring Tropical Australia, 1855 to 1857 (2012), Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 24, 2013, pp. 165-7. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.