Naturalists in nineteenth century Australia
  • naturalists on ships
    • part of exploaratory phase of British expansion
    • often classed as assistant surgeons
    • examples include
      • Charles Darwin Beagle
      • Joseph Hooker Erebus
      • Thomas Huxley Rattlesnake
    • diaries and findings were property of Royal Navy and consequently archived and preserved
    • voyages throughout SE Asia (Borneo connection?) as part of East Indies station Penang
    • odd connection
      • Owen Stanley who later commanded _Rattlesnake_ was on the ship towing _Erebus_ out to sea on Franklin's last expedition
    • other
  • also other classes of naturalists
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