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Biographical entry Wardle, Henry Thomas (1857 - 1927)

1 January 1857
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
31 December 1927
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Timber industry


Henry Thomas Wardle was a timber merchant from Ballarat who collected wood samples from around the world and donated them to the Ballarat School of Mines Museum. It was later transferred to the Victorian School of Forestry. The estimated size of the collection is between 1,200-1,500 specimens.

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Teaching resources

  • Wardle, Henry Thomas, H. T. Wardle Wood Specimen Collection. Details

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