Favenc, Ernest (1846-1908)

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Dramingo (1846-1908)
Favenc, Ernest (1845-1908)
Field of activity
explorer; journalist; historian; Explorer and Journalist
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Ernest Favenc (1845-1908), explorer, journalist and historian, was born on 21 October 1845 at Walworth, Surrey, England, son of Abraham George Favenc, merchant, and his wife Emma, née Jones. Educated...

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Ernest Favenc explored areas of northern Australia between 1865 and 1888. He wrote the "History of Australian Exploration 1788-1888".

  • 1865 - 1879 Career position - Worked on stations in Queensland
  • 1878 - 1879 Career position - Led an expedition from Blackall to Darwin to determine the practicability of a transcontinental railway
  • 1882 Career position - Established a station on Creswell Creek in partnership with De Salis Bros.
  • 1883 Career position - Explored the country watered by the Macarthur River
  • 1888 Career position - Explored pastoral land round the upper Gascoyne and Ashburton Rivers
  • c. 1890 Career position - History of Australian Exploration 1788-1888 published
  • c. 1893 - c. 1905 Career position - Journalist with the Evening News

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  1. Tales of the Austral tropics / Ernest Favenc ; edited by Cheryl Taylor
    Favenc, Ernest, 1846-1908
    [ Book, Article : 1893-2009 ]
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    Tales of the Austral tropics / Ernest Favenc ; edited by Cheryl Taylor
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  2. The last of six : tales of the Austral tropics / by Ernest Favenc
    Favenc, Ernest, 1846-1908
    [ Book, Article : 1893-2003 ]
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  3. Tales of the Austral tropics / Ernest Favenc ; edited by Cheryl Taylor
    Favenc, Ernest, 1846-1908
    [ Book, Article : 1893-2009 ]
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    Tales of the Austral tropics / Ernest Favenc ; edited by Cheryl Taylor
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  4. The last of six : tales of the Austral tropics / by Ernest Favenc
    Favenc, Ernest, 1846-1908
    [ Book, Article : 1893-2003 ]
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  5. The history of Australian exploration from 1788 to 1888 / compiled from state documents, private papers, and the most authentic sources of information by Ernest Favenc
    Favenc, Ernest, 1846-1908
    [ Book, Microform : 1888-2007 ]
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    The history of Australian exploration from 1788 to 1888 / compiled from state documents, private papers, and the most authentic sources of information by Ernest Favenc
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  6. The history of Australian exploration from 1788 to 1888 : compiled from state documents, private papers, and the most authentic sources of information / by Ernest Favenc ; issued under the auspices of the Governments of the Australian colonies
    Favenc, Ernest, 1846-1908
    [ Book : 1888-1983 ]
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    The history of Australian exploration from 1788 to 1888 : compiled from state documents, private papers, and the most authentic sources of information / by Ernest Favenc ; issued under the auspices of the Governments of the Australian colonies
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  7. The explorers of Australia and their life-work. By Ernest Favenc ..
    Favenc, Ernest, 1846-1908
    [ Book : 1908-2000 ]
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  8. Voices of the desert / by Ernest Favenc ; with two illustrations by Percy F.S Spence
    Favenc, Ernest, 1846-1908
    [ Book : 1905 ]
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  9. The explorers of Australia / by Ernest Favenc
    Favenc, Ernest, 1846-1908
    [ Book : 1998 ]
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  10. Marooned on Australia : being the narration by Diedrich Buys of his discoveries and exploits in Terra Australis Incognita about the year 1630 / by Ernest Favenc
    Favenc, Ernest, 1846-1908
    [ Book, Article : 1896-1933 ]
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  1. The history of Australian exploration from 1788 to 1888 : compiled from state documents, private papers, and the most authentic sources of information / by Ernest Favenc ; issued under the auspices of the Governments of the Australian colonies
    Favenc, Ernest, 1846-1908
    [ Book : 1888-1983 ]
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    The history of Australian exploration from 1788 to 1888 : compiled from state documents, private papers, and the most authentic sources of information / by Ernest Favenc ; issued under the auspices of the Governments of the Australian colonies
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  2. The last explorer : the life and work of Ernest Favenc / by Cheryl Frost
    Frost, Cheryl, 1945-
    [ Book : 1983 ]
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    The last explorer : the life and work of Ernest Favenc / by Cheryl Frost
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  3. Sketch map showing explorations made by Ernest Favenc during 1878-9, 1882 and 1883
    Favenc, Ernest, 1846-1908
    [ Map : 1883 ]
    At RGSSA Library
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  4. Sketch map showing explorations made by Ernest Favenc during 1878-9, 1882, and 1883 [McArthur River Region, N.T.]
    Favenc, Ernest, 1846-1908
    [ Map : 1883-1968 ]
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    Sketch map showing explorations made by Ernest Favenc during 1878-9, 1882, and 1883 [McArthur River Region, N.T.]
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  5. Sketch map showing explorations made by Ernest Favenc during 1878-9, 1882 and 1883 : attached to Capt. Barclay's plans
    Favenc, Ernest, 1846-1908
    [ Map : 1913-1968 ]
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    Sketch map showing explorations made by Ernest Favenc during 1878-9, 1882 and 1883 : attached to Capt. Barclay's plans
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  6. Sketch map showing explorations made by Ernest Favenc during 1878-9, 1882 and 1883 / Surveyor General's Office
    Crawford, Frazer S. (Frazer Smith), -1890
    [ Map : 1883-1884 ]
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    Sketch map showing explorations made by Ernest Favenc during 1878-9, 1882 and 1883 / Surveyor General's Office
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  7. Sketch map showing explorations made by Ernest Favenc during 1878-9, 1882, and 1883 [Mcarthur River region, showing the track to Borroloola N.T. explored by W.R. Creswell in 1885]
    South Australia. Surveyor-General's Office
    [ Map : 1886-1970 ]
    At National Library
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  8. Australian pioneers : [papers] / G. McIver
    McIver, G. W
    [ Book : 1907-1910 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  9. Diary
    Creaghe, Emily Caroline, 1861-1944
    [ Unpublished : 1882-1883 ]
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  10. [Diary and related material]
    Creaghe, Emily Caroline, 1861-1944
    [ Microform, Unpublished : 1882-1932 ]
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    Evening News (Sydney, NSW : 1869 - 1931) Monday 16 November 1908 p 4 Article
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  1. Emily Caroline Creaghe (1860-1944), explorer: [Paper presented to a meeting of the Royal Historical Society of Queensland, 9 April 2008.]
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  3. The history of Australian exploration from 1788 to 1888 : compiled from state documents, private papers, and the most authentic sources in information : issued under the auspices of the Government of the Australian colonies / by Ernest Favenc
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  4. The explorers of Australia : and their work
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  2. The anthology of colonial Australian crime fiction / edited by Ken Gelder and Rachael Weaver
    Gelder, Kenneth
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  1. [Biographical cuttings on Emily Caroline Craeghe, the only woman in Ernest Favenc's exploring party in 1883, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
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  3. Papers
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  1. Ernest Favenc (1845-1908)
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  2. Ernest Favenc and the Exploration of the Northern Territory
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  3. Woman explorer rode by moonlight [Caroline Creaghe and Ernest Favenc's expedition to Queensland Gulf country and the Northern Territory, 1883.]
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