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Biographical entry D'Albertis, Luigi Maria (1841 - 1901)

Born
21 November 1841
Voltri, Sardinia, Italy
Died
2 September 1901
Italy
Occupation
Explorer

Summary

Luigi Maria D'Albertis led various expeditions to New Guinea during the 1870s including a trip up the Fly river with Lawrence Hargrave in 1876. He was criticized by later travellers for his unscrupulous ethnological collecting.

Archival resources

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • Lawrence Hargrave - Records, 1908 - 1915, MS 352; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

Powerhouse Museum

  • D'Albertis, Luigi Maria (1841-1901), 1876, 94/23/1; Powerhouse Museum. Details

Queensland State Archives

  • Luigi Maria D'Albertis - Records, 1876 - 1878, CS1876/268 and others; Queensland State Archives. Details

State Records New South Wales, Sydney Reading Room

  • Luigi Maria D'Albertis - Records, 1876 - 1877, 5,887; State Records New South Wales, Sydney Reading Room. Details

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McCarthy, G.J.