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Biographical entry Freycinet, Louis Henri Desaulses de (1777 - 1840)

Born
31 December 1777
France
Died
21 March 1840
Occupation
Naval officer

Summary

Louis Henri D. de Freycinet, the older brother of Louis Claude, visited the Pacific with Baudin's expedition 1800-4 on "Le Geographe" with the rank of 'etat-major du premier'.

Archival resources

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

  • Louis Henri desaulses de Freycinet - Records, 1803 - 1809, FM 4/1740; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

Published resources

Books

  • Dyer, Colin, The French Explorers and Sydney, University of Queensland Press, Brisbane, 2009, 224 pp. Details

Book Sections

  • Douglas, Bronwen, 'Expeditions, encounters, and the praxis of seaborne ethnography: the French voyages of La PĂ©rouse and Freycinet', in Thomas, Martin (ed.), Expedition into empire: exploratory journeys and the making of the modern world, Routledge, New York: London, 2015, pp. 109-26. Details

Edited Books

  • Gerritsen, Rupert, King, Robert and Eliason, Andrew (eds), The Freycinet map of 1811: Proceedings of the Symposium Commemorating the 200th Anniversary of the Publication of the First Map of Australia: Louis de Freycinet (1779 - 1841), Australia on the Map Division of the Australasian Hydrographic Society, Acton (A.C.T.), 2012, 103 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Gerritsen, Rupert and Reynders, Peter, 'The Freycinet Map of 1811: the First Full Map of Australia?', The Globe, vol. 72, 2013, pp. 1-10. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.