Bunce, Daniel (1813-1872)

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Author of Hortus Tasmaniensis (1813-1872)
Author of Hortus Tasmaniensis (1818-1872)
Bunce, Daniel (1818-1872)
Hortus Tasmaniensis Author of (1813-1872)
Hortus Tasmaniensis Author of (1818-1872)
Field of activity
Botanist; Explorer; recorder of Aboriginal Australian culture; Journalist; Author
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Daniel Bunce (1813-1872), botanist, was born near Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, England. He was trained as a gardener and botanist, and emigrated to Hobart Town in 1833. He rode to Launceston, where he...

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Daniel Bunce was Naturalist on Ludwig Leichhardt's second expedition in 1846-1847. He was also Curator of the Geelong Botanic Gardens, Victoria 1858-1872.

Born Hertfordshire, England, 1813. Died Geelong, 1872. Trained as a gardener and botanist; emigrated to Hobart Town 1835; opened Denmark Hill nursery, Launceston 1835-39; went to Port Phillip 1839; joined a party of Aboriginals on a journey to Western Port and made an intensive study of their spoken language; established a nursery at St Kilda; joined Leichhardt on his second attempt to cross Australia from east to west 1846; manager of a Bendigo mining company ca 1849-58; wrote on the flora of Bendigo for the Melbourne "Argus"; published "Language of the Aborigines" 1851; director, Geelong Botanical Gardens 1858-72. Wrote a number of books and articles on botany, gardening and travel. He is commemorated by , F. V. M.

  • Career position - Curator, Geelong Botanic Gardens, Victoria

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  • (see also) Ludwig Leichhardt (second expedition); Geelong Botanical Gardens

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Selected resources (11)

Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Bunce, Daniel
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Dr Ludwig Leichhardt: eine biographische Skizze. Nebst einem Berichte über dessen zweite Reise im Innern des Austral-Continents nach dem Tagebuche seines Begleiters, des Botanikers Daniel Bunce
    Zuchold, Ernst Amandus
    Published: Zuchold, Leipzig, 1856
  3. Bunce, Daniel (1813-1872), botanist
    Holden, Roy H.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1966
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 1, 176-177
  4. Manual of practical gardening : adapted to the climate of Van Diemen's Land, containing ... directions ... for every month of the year
    Bunce, Daniel
    Published: William Gore Elliston, Hobart Town, 1853
  5. Hortus Victoriensis : a catalogue of the most generally known flora of the colony of Victoria, with their Linnaean classification and general remarks
    Bunce, Daniel
    Published: Daniel Harrison, Melbourne, 1851
  6. Hortus Tasmaniensis, or, A guide to the flora of Van Diemen's Land.
    Bunce, Daniel
    Published: [Hobart?], 1850
  7. The Study of Australian Eucalypts
    McCarthy, Gavan; Smith, Ailie; Moje, Christine; Rigby, Rebecca
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2013
  8. Eucalypts: A Celebration
    Wrigley, J. and Fagg, M.
    Published: Allen & Unwin, Crows Nest Australia, 2010
  9. Travels with Doctor Leichhardt in Australia. Australasiatic reminiscences of twenty-three years' wanderings in Tasmania and the Australias
    Bunce, Daniel
    Published: Steam Press of W. Fairfax & Co., Melbourne, 1859
  10. Clearings: Six Colonial Gardeners and Their Landscapes
    Fox, Paul
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Carlton, 2004
  11. Records of Victorian Botanists
    Maiden, J.H.
    Published: Melbourne, 1908
    Series: Victorian Naturalist, 25, 101-117

Resources by Daniel Bunce (20)

  1. Australasiatic reminiscences of twenty-three years' wanderings in Tasmania and the Australias : including travels with Dr. Leichhardt in north or tropical Australia / by Daniel Bunce, author of "Hortus tasmaniensis," "Guide to the Linnæean system of ...
    Bunce, Daniel, 1813-1872
    [ Book : 1857 ]
    View online
    At 22 libraries
    Australasiatic reminiscences of twenty-three years' wanderings in Tasmania and the Australias : including travels with Dr. Leichhardt in north or tropical Australia / by Daniel Bunce, author of "Hortus tasmaniensis," "Guide to the Linnæean system of botany," "Australian manual of horticulture," "Aborigines of Australia" &c., &c
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  2. 1836 catalogue of seeds and plants, indigenous and exotic, cultivated and on sale at Denmark Hill Nursery, New town Road, Hobart town / by Daniel Bunce
    Bunce, Daniel, 1813-1872
    [ Book : 1836-1994 ]
    At 14 libraries
    1836 catalogue of seeds and plants, indigenous and exotic, cultivated and on sale at Denmark Hill Nursery, New town Road, Hobart town / by Daniel Bunce
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  3. Travels with Dr. Leichhardt in Australia / by the author of "Hortus tasmaniensis," "Guide to the Linnæean system of botany," "Australian manual of horticulture," "Aborigines of Australia" &c., &c
    Bunce, Daniel, 1813-1872
    [ Book : 1859 ]
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    At 20 libraries
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  4. Letter from William Hull to Daniel Bunce, 21 October 1847
    Bunce, Daniel, 1813-1872
    [ Unpublished : 1847 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  5. Travels with Dr. Leichhardt / foreword by Russell Ward : [facsimile reprint]
    Bunce, Daniel, 1813-1872
    [ Book : 1979 ]
    At 41 libraries
    Travels with Dr. Leichhardt / foreword by Russell Ward : [facsimile reprint]
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  6. Daniel Bunce journal, 7 December 1846 - 2 March 1849
    Bunce, Daniel, 1813-1872
    [ Unpublished : 1849 ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    Daniel Bunce journal, 7 December 1846 - 2 March 1849
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  7. Marriage certificate of Pelonamena Frances Darling Batman and Daniel Bunce, 24 March 1851
    Bunce, Daniel, 1813-1872
    [ Unpublished : 1851 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  8. Papers
    Bunce, Daniel, 1813-1872
    [ Unpublished : 1834-1975 ]
    At State Library VIC
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  9. The Australian manual of horticulture / by Daniel Bunce
    Bunce, Daniel, 1813-1872
    [ Book, Microform : 1850-1993 ]
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    At 7 libraries
    The Australian manual of horticulture / by Daniel Bunce
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  10. Dr. Ludwig Leichhardt : eine biographische Skizze. nebst einem Berichte uber dessen zweite Reise im Innern des Austral-Continents nach dem Tagebuche seines Begleiters, des Botanikers Daniel Bunce / von Ernst Amandus Zuchold
    Zuchold, Ernst Amandus
    [ Book : 1856 ]
    Languages: German
    View online
    At 6 libraries
    Dr. Ludwig Leichhardt : eine biographische Skizze. nebst einem Berichte uber dessen zweite Reise im Innern des Austral-Continents nach dem Tagebuche seines Begleiters, des Botanikers Daniel Bunce / von Ernst Amandus Zuchold
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  1. [Biographical cuttings on Daniel Bunce, botonist, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
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  2. [Notes on Bunce's Hortus Victoriensis]
    [ Unpublished : 1850-1859 ]
    At National Library
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  3. Australasiatic reminiscences of twenty-three years' wanderings in Tasmania and the Australias : including travels with Dr. Leichhardt in north or tropical Australia / by Daniel Bunce, author of "Hortus tasmaniensis," "Guide to the Linnæean system of ...
    Bunce, Daniel, 1813-1872
    [ Book : 1857 ]
    View online
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    Australasiatic reminiscences of twenty-three years' wanderings in Tasmania and the Australias : including travels with Dr. Leichhardt in north or tropical Australia / by Daniel Bunce, author of "Hortus tasmaniensis," "Guide to the Linnæean system of botany," "Australian manual of horticulture," "Aborigines of Australia" &c., &c
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  4. Autograph letter signed from Nathaniel Lipscomb Kentish, to explorer Daniel Bunce, from Melbourne, Victoria, 10 October 1850, requesting an explanation from the Argus for not publishing his letter of advice on the subject of the Separation rejoicings ...
    Kentish, N. L
    [ Photograph : 1850 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  5. 1836 catalogue of seeds and plants, indigenous and exotic, cultivated and on sale at Denmark Hill Nursery, New town Road, Hobart town / by Daniel Bunce
    Bunce, Daniel, 1813-1872
    [ Book : 1836-1994 ]
    At 14 libraries
    1836 catalogue of seeds and plants, indigenous and exotic, cultivated and on sale at Denmark Hill Nursery, New town Road, Hobart town / by Daniel Bunce
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  6. John Frederick Mann's journal of a short expedition to Peak Range, 1847
    Mann, John F. (John Frederick), 1819-1907
    [ Unpublished : 1847 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  7. Portrait photograph of Daniel Bunce, first nurseryman in Victoria
    Raphael Tuck & Sons
    [ Photograph : 1870-1872 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content
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    At State Library VIC
    Portrait photograph of Daniel Bunce, first nurseryman in Victoria
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  8. Travels with Dr. Leichhardt in Australia / by the author of "Hortus tasmaniensis," "Guide to the Linnæean system of botany," "Australian manual of horticulture," "Aborigines of Australia" &c., &c
    Bunce, Daniel, 1813-1872
    [ Book : 1859 ]
    Possibly online
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  9. Autograph letter
    Kentish, N. L. (Nathaniel Lipscomb), 1797-1867
    [ Unpublished : 1850 ]
    At State Library VIC
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  10. Travels with Dr. Leichhardt / foreword by Russell Ward : [facsimile reprint]
    Bunce, Daniel, 1813-1872
    [ Book : 1979 ]
    At 41 libraries
    Travels with Dr. Leichhardt / foreword by Russell Ward : [facsimile reprint]
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  1. Leichhardt, Ludwig R. H. (1813-1848)
    Naturalist; Explorer; Artist; ; Draughtsman; 6910
    ... his scientific work. sketcher, naturalist and explorer, was born on 23 October 1813 at Trebatsch ... Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig Leichhardt (1813-1848?), naturalist and explorer, was born on 23 October ...
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  2. Geelong Botanic Gardens
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  1. Government Gazette Notices
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 1 March 1945 [Issue No.43] p 553

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    ... Bunce, No. 418339. Pilot Officer Daniel Lyle Spencer Capel, No. 423057. Pilot Officer John Elliott Cox ... Medal. Flight Sergeant Francis Daniel Murphy, No. 419133. Flight Sergeant Philip Robert Patterson, No ... 346 words
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  2. Government Gazette Notices
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Wednesday 16 January 1839 [Issue No.382] p 74

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    ... Chapman William, Neptune 2 Carroll Daniel, Lord Sidmouth Chapman William, Morley 1 ChiIds Richard, Eliza 2 ... Empson George, Neptune 3 Ferguson Daniel, Lady Castlereagh Ferman alias Johnson William, Elizabeth 3 ... 556 words
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  3. COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC SERVICE. Examination No. 744. TO ENABLE TELEGRAPH MESSENGERS TO QUALIFY FOR PROMOTION TO A HIGHER POSITION IN THE GENERAL DIVISION. Held 11th May, 1918.
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 6 June 1918 [Issue No.83] p 1235

    Government Gazette Appointments And Employment

    ... liolantl; Uames Bunce, Nevil Vincent Cochran,. Thomas _ Goding, William Henry .. Griffin, I)aniel James ... Hope, Victor Clarence Jeffrey, Ernest. William .. Jones, David Edward Kehiietiy, Jt»kn Alffcbd Daniel ... 555 words
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  1. OBITUARY. MRS. BUNCE.
    Geelong Advertiser (Vic. : 1859 - 1929) Thursday 8 October 1914 p 6 Article
    ... OBITUARY Mrs. BUNCE. The funeral of the late Mrs. Bunce, relict of the late Dr. Daniel Bunce ... 67 words
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  2. THE LATE DANIEL BUNCE, C.M.H.S.
    The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924) Wednesday 3 July 1872 p 3 Article
    ... THE LATE DANIEL BUNCE, C.M.H.S. We regret to have to record the by no means unex-pected demise of ... Mr Daniel Bunce, C.M.H.S., curator of the Geelong Botanical Gardens for a period of about thirteen ... 3893 words
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  3. OLD TIME MEMORIES A COMRADE OF LEICHHARDT'S, DANIEL BUNCE.
    The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946) Saturday 19 May 1900 p 51 Article
    ... OLD TIME MEMORIES A COMRADE OF LEICHHARDT'S. DANIEL BUNCE. By ALEXANDER SUTHERLAND. "Forty years ... -class of camp details, which, the hands of Daniel Bunce, prove so en-     tertaining. Bunce was ... 2827 words
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  1. The writings of Daniel Bunce
    Pescott, E. E
    Victorian Historical Magazine
    [ Article : 1950 ]
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  2. 1836 catalogue: Daniel Bunce [Book Review]
    Hawker, John
    Historic Environment
    [ Article : 1996 ]
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  3. The novel industrial enterprises of Daniel Bunce [Horticultural enterprise near Geelong.]
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    Australian Garden History
    [ Article : 2006 ]
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  4. Speaking with Paul Fox: about Sir William Macarthur, Thomas Lang, Daniel Bunce, William Guilfoyle, Josiah Mitchell, William Ferguson. [Crone, Nina speaks to the author of a forthcoming book that will delight everyone interested in Australian garden ...
    Fox, Paul
    Australian Garden History
    [ Article : 2004 ]
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  1. Daniel Bunce Collection
    Bunce, Daniel
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  2. Daniel Bunce Collection
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  3. 8037 Daniel Bunce Collection
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  1. The Writings of Daniel Bunce
    Pescott, b. 1872, Edward Edgar
    [ Book : 1950 ]
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  2. Travels with Dr. Leichhardt in Australia : by the author of 'Hortus Tasmancensus' ... <Daniel Bunce>
    Bunce, Daniel
    [ Book : 1859 ]
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  3. Manual of practical gardening, adapted to the climate of Van Diemen's Land : By D. Bunce
    Bunce, Daniel
    [ Microform, Book : 1837-2000 ]
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  4. Language of the Aborigines of the Colony of Victoria, and other districts : with parallel translations and familiar specimens in dialogue, as a guide to Aboriginal Protectors, and others engaged in ameliorating their condition / by Daniel Bunce
    Bunce, Daniel
    [ Book : 1878 ]
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  1. Barcarole : as sung by Mr. Jones, and chorus in the opera of Masaniello, in French & English / music by Auber
    Auber, D. F. E. (Daniel François Esprit), 1782-1871
    [ Printed music : 1820-1860 ]
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  2. The Gospel of John
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    [ Video : 2003-2004 ]
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    [ Video : 2000 ]
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  4. AFTRS 1992 graduate showreel
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    [ Video : 1992 ]
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