Favenc, Ernest (1846-1908)

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Dramingo (1846-1908)
Favenc, Ernest (1845-1908)
Field of activity
Explorer; Journalist; Historian
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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".

  • Career position - Worked on stations in Queensland
  • Career position - Led an expedition from Blackall to Darwin to determine the practicability of a transcontinental railway
  • Career position - Established a station on Creswell Creek in partnership with De Salis Bros.
  • Career position - Explored the country watered by the Macarthur River
  • Career position - Explored pastoral land round the upper Gascoyne and Ashburton Rivers
  • Career position - published
  • Career position - Journalist with the

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Favenc, Ernest
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Favenc, Ernest (1845-1908), explorer, journalist and historian
    Gibbney, H. J.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1972
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 4, 160
  3. Ernest Favenc and the Exploration of the Northern Territory
    Anderson, James and Monteath, Peter
    Published: 2008
    Series: Journal of Northern Territory History, 19, 1-16

Resources by Ernest Favenc (55)

  1. The history of Australian exploration from 1788 to 1888 : comp. from state documents, private papers, and the most authentic sources of information
    Favenc, Ernest, 1846-1908
    [ Book : 1888-1967 ]
    At 6 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 126,084.914)

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  2. Sketch map showing explorations made by Ernest Favenc during 1878-9, 1882 and 1883
    Favenc, Ernest, 1846-1908
    [ Map : 1883 ]
    At RGSSA Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 122,680.031)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 122,680.031)

  3. 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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    At National Library
    Sketch map showing explorations made by Ernest Favenc during 1878-9, 1882, and 1883 [McArthur River Region, N.T.]
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  4. 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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    At National Library
    Sketch map showing explorations made by Ernest Favenc during 1878-9, 1882 and 1883 : attached to Capt. Barclay's plans
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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 ; issued under the auspices of the Governments of the Australian colonies
    Favenc, Ernest, 1846-1908
    [ Book : 1888-2007 ]
    Read online at Hathi Trust
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    At 14 libraries
    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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  6. Papers relating to Ernest Favenc
    Favenc, Ernest, 1846-1908
    [ Unpublished ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  7. Ernest Favenc papers, 1878-1883
    Favenc, Ernest, 1846-1908
    [ Unpublished : 1878-1883 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  8. Diary of E. Favenc of the Queenslander Transcontinental Expedition between Barcoo and the O.T Line to Port Darwin, 1878-1879, sketchbook / Ernest Favenc
    Favenc, Ernest, 1846-1908
    [ Art work, Book : 1878-1879 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  9. [Newspaper clippings of poems and articles] / Ernest Favenc
    Favenc, Ernest, 1846-1908
    [ Published : 1870-1899 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  10. Ernest Favenc - Literary manuscript written under the pseudonym 'E. Kennedy', ca. 1900
    Favenc, Ernest, 1846-1908
    [ Unpublished : 1900 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  1. The history of Australian exploration from 1788 to 1888 : comp. from state documents, private papers, and the most authentic sources of information
    Favenc, Ernest, 1846-1908
    [ Book : 1888-1967 ]
    At 6 libraries
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  2. 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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  3. 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 ]
    View online
    At National Library
    Sketch map showing explorations made by Ernest Favenc during 1878-9, 1882, and 1883 [McArthur River Region, N.T.]
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  4. 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 ]
    View online
    At National Library
    Sketch map showing explorations made by Ernest Favenc during 1878-9, 1882 and 1883 : attached to Capt. Barclay's plans
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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 ; issued under the auspices of the Governments of the Australian colonies
    Favenc, Ernest, 1846-1908
    [ Book : 1888-2007 ]
    Read online at Hathi Trust
    View online
    At 14 libraries
    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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  6. Leather case (to be strapped on to saddle) in which his [ie. Ernest Favenc] Diary September 15-21, 1878 [No B880] was kept
    [ Object ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  7. Sketch map showing explorations made by Ernest Favenc during 1878-9, 1882 and 1883
    South Australia. Surveyor-General's Office
    [ Government publication, Map : 1883-1884 ]
    View online
    At 4 libraries
    Sketch map showing explorations made by Ernest Favenc during 1878-9, 1882 and 1883
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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. Emily Caroline Creaghe - Diary, 22 Dec. 1882 - 5 Sept. 1883
    Creaghe, Emily Caroline, 1861-1944
    [ Unpublished : 1882 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  10. The last explorer, the life and work of Ernest Favenc / by Cheryl Frost
    Frost, Cheryl, 1945-
    [ Book : 1983 ]
    At 23 libraries
    The last explorer, the life and work of Ernest Favenc / by Cheryl Frost
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  1. ERNEST FAVENC.
    Evening News (Sydney, NSW : 1869 - 1931) Monday 16 November 1908 p 4 Article
    ... EBFEST FAVENC. £n the person of Ernest Pavenc -Australia has lost a man who cpmbinied in himself ... works on Australian exploration. Born in London, and educated at Berlin and Oxford, Ernest Favenc ... 530 words
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    Evening News (Sydney, NSW : 1869 - 1931) Saturday 18 December 1897 p 2 Article
    ... FAVBNC. Ernest Favenc, last, though not least, says: — 'It was Christmas, 1878. We had been -pulled ... , latitude and longitude, and signed A. E. Favenc, S. G. Briggs, G. Hedley, and I wrote beneath: ?? 'Take it ... 211 words
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  3. ERNEST FAVENC.
    The Sydney Stock and Station Journal (NSW : 1896 - 1924) Friday 9 August 1907 p 4 Article
    ... ERNEST FAVENC. Our old friend, Ernest Fsivene, lias been coing through the deep waters of ... to ihidanie Favenc and her daughter Aimee at this time, for we feel that they an; members of the ... 185 words
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  1. PROMOTIONS AND TRANSFERS. DEPARTMENT OF LANDS.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Wednesday 27 October 1909 [Issue No.138 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 5904

    Government Gazette Appointments And Employment

    ... promotion and transfer of— Mr. Ernest Favenc Paterson, Draftsman, Local Land Board Office, Goulburn, to the ... ," and transfer of Mr. Francis Ernest Fry, First Draftsman, Local Land Board Office, Dubbo, to a similar ... 156 words
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  2. TRANSFERS. DEPARTMENT OF LANDS.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Wednesday 17 March 1915 [Issue No.49 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 1758

    Government Gazette Appointments And Employment

    ... . 1915-1,583): — Mr. Francis Ernest Fry, Draftsman-in-Charge, Local Land Board Office, Tamworth, to the ... . Mr. Edward Favenc Paterson, I>raftsman-in-Chargo, Local Land Board Office, Dnbbo, to the position of ... 140 words
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  3. NOTICE UNDER REAL PROPERTY ACT.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 11 February 1921 [Issue No.21] p 965

    Government Gazette Notices

    ... , No. 35 Woods street. No. 22,971. APPLICANT:—Aimee Eleanor Favenc, Rushcutter's Bay. LAND:—City Sydney ... , 15, Alberta-street. No. 23,089. APPLICANT;—Ernest Edward Lavington, Watson's Bay. LAND:—Municipalitj ... 268 words
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  1. History Of Australian Exploration 1788-1888
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    [ Book : 2002 ]
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  2. The explorers of Australia : and their life work / Ernest favenc
    Favenc, Ernest
    [ Book : 1908 ]
    At RHSV Library
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  3. The history of Australian exploration : from 1788-1888 / by Ernest Favenc
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    [ Book : 1983 ]
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    The history of Australian exploration : from 1788-1888 / by Ernest Favenc
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  4. Marooned on Australia : being the narration by Diedrich Buys of his discoveries and exploits in Terra Australia Incognita about the year 1630 / by Ernest Favenc
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    [ Book : 1880-1910 ]
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  1. Ernest Favenc, poems, articles, stories, biographical notes with manuscript list of publications, 1892-1908
    [ Unpublished : 1892-1908 ]
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  2. Letters from Ernest Favence, 1871-1906
    Favence, Ernest
    [ Unpublished : 1871-1906 ]
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  3. [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]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
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  1. Ernest Favenc (1845-1908)
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    [ Article : 1980 ]
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  2. OUR AUSTRALIAN CRAFTSWOMEN.—No. I: MRS. ERNEST FAVENC
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    [ Article : 1907 ]
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  3. Ernest Favenc and the Exploration of the Northern Territory
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  4. Ernest Favenc and the exploration of the Northern Territory
    Monteath, Peter David; Anderson, James Stephen
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  1. She Who Explores
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