Leichhardt’s journey to death [chapter 28 of “The story of Australia” by Martin Hambleton]

[Editor: This is chapter 28 of “The story of Australia” by Martin Hambleton. Published in The Sunday Mail, 6 January 1935.] The story of Australia — XXVIII. Leichhardt’s journey to death Encouraged by the success of his first expedition, Leichhardt had no difficulty in raising funds to lead another party to cross the entire continent […]

Leichhardt’s expedition to Port Essington [chapter 27 of “The story of Australia” by Martin Hambleton]

[Editor: This is chapter 27 of “The story of Australia” by Martin Hambleton. Published in The Sunday Mail, 30 December 1934.] The story of Australia. — xxvii Leichhardt’s expedition to Port Essington Dr. Ludwig Leichhardt was born at Beshur, near Berlin, on October 23, 1813. He received his early education at Gottingen and Berlin, and […]

Adventures and tragedy of the mysterious Leichhardt [by Professor Ernest Scott, 15 July 1939]

[Editor: This is part nine of the “Men who made Australia” series written by Professor Ernest Scott.] Men who made Australia — No. 9 Adventures and tragedy of the mysterious Leichhardt No light is thrown upon the great enigma of Central Australia — the fate of Ludwig Leichhardt and his party — in this article, […]