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Biographical entry Walter, Charles (1831? - 1907)

Born
1831?
Germany
Died
11 October 1907
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Botanical collector and Photographer

Summary

Charles Walter collected specimens for Sir Ferdinand von Mueller from various parts of Victoria. Charles Walter worked for the Technological Museum, Public Library of Victoria on economic products including grasses, seeds and timbers. He did similar work for the Victorian Department of Agriculture.

Details

Events

1934
Taxonomy event - Eucalyptus brevirostris Blakely. Walter collected the type

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Archival resources

Museum Victoria

  • Charles Walter - Records, 1888 - 1906; Museum Victoria. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Books

  • Houghton, Murray, Prosit Carl!: a Centenary Tribute to Carl (a.k.a. Charles) Walter, an Itinerant Photographer and Botanist who in his Maturer Years made Anderson's Creek his Home, Warrandyte Historical Society, Warrandyte, 2007, 68 pp. Details

Online Resources

See also

  • Hall, Norman, Botanists of the Eucalypts: short biographies of people who have named eucalypts, whose names have been given to species or who have collected type material, CSIRO, Melbourne, 1978, 101 pp. Details

McCarthy, G.J.