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Biographical entry Guerard, Johann Joseph Eugen von (1812 - 1901)

Born
1812
Vienna, Austria
Died
17 April 1901
Chelsea, England
Occupation
Artist

Summary

Guerard arrived in Victoria in 1852 and spent 16 years travelling and sketching in the wilds of south-eastern Australia, sometimes in company with such scientific expeditions as those led by A.W. Howitt in 1860 and G.B. Neumayer in 1862.

Archival resources

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

  • Johann Joseph Eugen von Guerard - Records, 1852 - 1901; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

Private hands (Comstock, E.)

  • Johann Joseph Eugen von Guerard - Records, 1812 - 1901; Private hands (Comstock, E.). Details

State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection

  • Johann Joseph Eugen von Guerard - Records, 1852 - 1901; State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection. Details

Published resources

Books

  • Pullin, Ruth, Eugene von Guérard: Nature Revealed, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 2011, 304 pp. Details

Book Sections

  • Pullin, Ruth, 'The artist as geotourist: Eugene von Guérard and the seminal sites of early volcanic research in Europe and Australia', in HOSE, T. A. (ed.), Appreciating physical landscapes: three hundred years of geotourism, Geological Society of London, London, 2016, pp. 59-69. Details
  • Tipping, Marjorie J., 'Guerard, Johann Joseph Eugen von (1812-1901)', in Douglas Pike (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 4, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1972, pp. 306-307. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A040347b.htm. Details

Conference Papers

  • Pullin, Ruth, 'Von Guérard, the Vulkaneifel and Victoria's Volcanic Western District', in Pierson, R. R. (ed.), The History of Geology in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century; the Story in Australia, and in Victoria, from Selwyn and McCoy to Gregory - 1853 to 1903, Earth Sciences History Group, GSA Inc., Melbourne, 2007, pp. 62-8. Details

Journal Articles

  • Pullin, V. R., 'Eugene von Guérard and Georg Neumayer: Recorded Journeys', Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, vol. 123, 2011, pp. 122-31. Details

Reviews

  • Fox, Paul, review of Pullin Ruth, Eugene von Guérard: Nature Revealed (2011), Australian Historical Studies, vol. 43, 2012, pp. 303-11. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.