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Biographical entry Lhotsky, John (1795? - 1866?)

Born
1795?
Lemberg?, Galicia, Austria
Died
1866?
London, England
Occupation
Physician and Naturalist

Summary

John Lhotsky arrived in Sydney in 1832 to carry out botanical and zoological research and spent some time at the Hobart survey office. In 1838 he sailed for London where he eventually died.

Archival resources

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

  • John Lhotsky - Records, 1834, ML MSS 1549X; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Books

  • Kruta, V. et al., Dr. John Lhotsky : the turbulent Australian writer, naturalist and explorer Melbourne, Australia Felix Literary Club, Melbourne, 1977, 176 pp. Details

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Journal Articles

  • Clark, Dymphna, 'Dr John Lhotsky Versus Baron von Hügel, 1834-1848', Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society, vol. 78, no. 3-4, 1992, pp. 133-148. Details
  • Iredale, T., 'Lhotzky's Lament', The Australian Zoologist, vol. 3, 1922, pp. 223-226. Details
  • Lhotsky, J., 'Notice of a Mineral Spring, Menero [sic] Downs N.S. Wales.', Philosophical Magazine, 1839, pp. 300-301. Details
  • MacPherson, J., 'The Turbulent Dr. Lhotzky', The Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 1, 1938, pp. 661-667. Details
  • Maiden, J.H., 'Records of Australian Botanists - (a) General, (b) New South Wales', Journal and Proceedings of The Royal Society of New South Wales, vol. xlii, 1908, pp. 60-132. Details
  • Maiden, J.H., 'Records of Tasmanian Botanists', Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 1909, pp. 9-29. Details
  • Wakefield, N. A., 'Dr. John Lhotsky's Two Excursions Into the Australian Alps', Victorian Naturalist, vol. 92, no. 11, 1975, pp. 228-243. Details
  • Whitley, G. P., 'John Lhotsky and the Australian Museum', Australian Natural History, vol. 15, no. 3, 1965, pp. 92-96. Details
  • Whitley, Gilbert P., 'Some Early Naturalists and Collectors in Australia', Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society, vol. xix, 1933, pp. 291-304. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.