Freycinet, Louis-Claude Desaulses de (1779-1842)

Also known as
De Freycinet, Louis Claude Desaulses (1779-1842)
De Freycinet (1779-1842)
Desaulses de Freycinet, Louis Claude (1779-1842)
Freycinet, Louis-Claude de Saulces de (1779-1842)
Freycinet, Louis de (1779-1842)
Saulces de Freycinet, Louis de (1779-1842)
Saulses de Freycinet, Louis Claude de (1779-1842)
Field of activity
Earth scientist; Surveyor; Artist; Printmaker; Draughtsman; Naturalist; Cartographic surveyor; Cartographic Surveyor
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http://nla.gov.au/anbd.aut-an35232827
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https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-779052

Biographies

Nicolas Thomas Baudin (1754-1803) and Louis-Claude Desaulses De Freycinet (1779-1842) worked together as cartographic surveyors and naturalists. Baudin was born on 19 February 1754 at St-Pierre-de-Ré,...

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French draughtsman, cartographic surveyor and naturalist, Freycinet's atlases document many Australian subjects including early architectural drawings of Sydney Barracks.

draughtsman, cartographic surveyor and naturalist, entered the French navy at fourteen years of age. He was on board Captain Nicholas Baudin’s great 1800-04 expedition with the corvettes Le G e ographe and Le Naturaliste , which spent five months in Port Jackson. Engravings from the maps he made on the voyage include Plan du Port du Roi-George and Carte de la Terre d’Edels et d’une Partie de Celle Endracht (a la Nouvelle Hollande) . In 1817 de Freycinet was given command of the Uranie and left France to sail around the world, visiting Western Australia and New South Wales en route. On his return he published an account of the voyage, Voyage autour du monde, enterpris par ordre du Roi…execute sur les corvettes de S.M. l’Uranie et la Physicienne, pendant les annees 1817, 1818, 1819 et 1820 (1824-44), comprising 12 volumes of text and four large atlases containing about 320 engraved plates and 35 maps. The first English translation of the Australian section did not appear until 2001, although the Atlas Historique has numerous Australian views and plates and there are a number of Australian subjects in the natural history atlases. Although most of the illustrations were by the artists on board the Uranie , Jacques Arago , Adrien Taunay and Alphonse Pellion , two unattributed architectural views depicting St John’s Church and Government House at Parramatta were probably by de Freycinet himself. At a Sotheby’s London auction in 2002 the Historic Houses Trust (New South Wales) Foundation purchased de ...

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  • fl. 1800 - 1844

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Louis-Claude de Freycinet was part of the expedition sent to complete the French cartographic survey of Australia and conduct other scientific investigations 1800-1804. He sailed aboard "Le Naturaliste". In 1817 he sailed with Duperrey to study terrestrial magnetism.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Freycinet, Louis-Claude Desaulses de
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Freycinet, Louis-Claude Desaules De (1779-1842)
    Marchant, Leslie R.; Reynolds, J. H.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1966
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 1, 71-73

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  1. Papers of Louis de Freycinet relating to meteorology, sea temperatures and L'Uranie voyage
    Freycinet, Louis Claude Desaulses de, 1779-1842
    [ Unpublished : 1785-1834 ]
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    At National Library
    Papers of Louis de Freycinet relating to meteorology, sea temperatures and L'Uranie voyage
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  2. Letter of Louis de Freycinet probably written to his publisher Claude Arthus-Bertrand
    Freycinet, Louis Claude Desaulses de, 1779-1842
    [ Unpublished : 1826 ]
    Languages: French
    At National Library
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 238,385.312)

  3. Hawaií in 1819 : a narrative account / by Louis Claude de Saulses de Freycinet ; Ella L. Wiswell, translator ; notes and comments by Marion Kelly
    Freycinet, Louis Claude Desaulses de, 1779-1842
    [ Book : 1978 ]
    Languages: English;French, [1 other]
    At 5 libraries
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  4. Letters written by Louis Freycinet :
    Freycinet, Louis Claude Desaulses de, 1779-1842
    [ Unpublished : 1832-1838 ]
    Languages: French
    At State Library VIC
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  5. Nouvelle-Hollande Port Jackson: Sauvages des environs de Sydney. 1. Nani; 2. Taran; 3. Abinghu. 4. Broten; 5. Timbere / Js. Arago delint.; Forget sculpt
    Forget, E.
    [ Art work : 1826 ]
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    At State Library VIC
    Nouvelle-Hollande Port Jackson: Sauvages des environs de Sydney. 1. Nani; 2. Taran; 3. Abinghu. 4. Broten; 5. Timbere / Js. Arago delint.; Forget sculpt
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  6. An account of the corvette l'Uraine's sojourn at the Mariana Islands, 1819 / Louis Claude de Freycinet ; supplemented with the Journal of Rose de Freycinet ; translated and prefaced by Glynn Barratt
    Freycinet, Louis Claude Desaulses de, 1779-1842
    [ Book : 2003 ]
    At 3 libraries
    An account of the corvette l'Uraine's sojourn at the Mariana Islands, 1819 / Louis Claude de Freycinet ; supplemented with the Journal of Rose de Freycinet ; translated and prefaced by Glynn Barratt
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  7. Reflections on New South Wales 1788-1839 / Louis de Freycinet
    Freycinet, Louis Claude Desaulses de, 1779-1842
    [ Book : 2001 ]
    At 15 libraries
    Reflections on New South Wales 1788-1839 / Louis de Freycinet
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  8. An account of the Corvette L'Uraine's : Sojourn at the Mariana Islands, 1819 / Louis Claude de Freycinet
    Freycinet, Louis Claude Desaulses de, 1779-1842
    [ Book : 2003 ]
    At 3 libraries
    An account of the Corvette L'Uraine's : Sojourn at the Mariana Islands, 1819 / Louis Claude de Freycinet
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  9. Letters of Joseph Paul Gaimard and Jean René Constant Quoy to Louis de Freycinet
    Gaimard, Paul, 1793-1858
    [ Unpublished : 1826-1831 ]
    Languages: French;English, [1 other]
    At National Library
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  10. Documents relating to Louis and Rose de Freycinet
    Freycinet, Rose Marie de, d. 1832
    [ Unpublished : 1802-1927 ]
    Languages: French
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  1. Papers of Louis de Freycinet relating to meteorology, sea temperatures and L'Uranie voyage
    Freycinet, Louis Claude Desaulses de, 1779-1842
    [ Unpublished : 1785-1834 ]
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    Papers of Louis de Freycinet relating to meteorology, sea temperatures and L'Uranie voyage
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  2. Letter of Louis de Freycinet probably written to his publisher Claude Arthus-Bertrand
    Freycinet, Louis Claude Desaulses de, 1779-1842
    [ Unpublished : 1826 ]
    Languages: French
    At National Library
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  3. Hawaií in 1819 : a narrative account / by Louis Claude de Saulses de Freycinet ; Ella L. Wiswell, translator ; notes and comments by Marion Kelly
    Freycinet, Louis Claude Desaulses de, 1779-1842
    [ Book : 1978 ]
    Languages: English;French, [1 other]
    At 5 libraries
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  4. Letters written by Louis Freycinet :
    Freycinet, Louis Claude Desaulses de, 1779-1842
    [ Unpublished : 1832-1838 ]
    Languages: French
    At State Library VIC
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  5. Nouvelle-Hollande Port Jackson: Sauvages des environs de Sydney. 1. Nani; 2. Taran; 3. Abinghu. 4. Broten; 5. Timbere / Js. Arago delint.; Forget sculpt
    Forget, E.
    [ Art work : 1826 ]
    View online
    At State Library VIC
    Nouvelle-Hollande Port Jackson: Sauvages des environs de Sydney. 1. Nani; 2. Taran; 3. Abinghu. 4. Broten; 5. Timbere / Js. Arago delint.; Forget sculpt
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  6. The world voyage of Louis de Freycinet in the Uranie, 1817-1820 : preliminary catalogue of the original graphic material and printed accounts of the voyage
    [ Book : 1900-1999 ]
    At National Library
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  7. An account of the corvette l'Uraine's sojourn at the Mariana Islands, 1819 / Louis Claude de Freycinet ; supplemented with the Journal of Rose de Freycinet ; translated and prefaced by Glynn Barratt
    Freycinet, Louis Claude Desaulses de, 1779-1842
    [ Book : 2003 ]
    At 3 libraries
    An account of the corvette l'Uraine's sojourn at the Mariana Islands, 1819 / Louis Claude de Freycinet ; supplemented with the Journal of Rose de Freycinet ; translated and prefaced by Glynn Barratt
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  8. Reflections on New South Wales 1788-1839 / Louis de Freycinet
    Freycinet, Louis Claude Desaulses de, 1779-1842
    [ Book : 2001 ]
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    Reflections on New South Wales 1788-1839 / Louis de Freycinet
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  9. An account of the Corvette L'Uraine's : Sojourn at the Mariana Islands, 1819 / Louis Claude de Freycinet
    Freycinet, Louis Claude Desaulses de, 1779-1842
    [ Book : 2003 ]
    At 3 libraries
    An account of the Corvette L'Uraine's : Sojourn at the Mariana Islands, 1819 / Louis Claude de Freycinet
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  10. Letters of Joseph Paul Gaimard and Jean René Constant Quoy to Louis de Freycinet
    Gaimard, Paul, 1793-1858
    [ Unpublished : 1826-1831 ]
    Languages: French;English, [1 other]
    At National Library
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  1. SYDNEY. SITTING MAGISTRATE—R. BROOKS, Esq. Assize of Bread of 2lbs. ELEVEN-PENCE.
    The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842) Saturday 8 November 1817 p 2 Article
    ... officer served as Lieut. de Vais-seau, with M. Baudin, in the Geographe frigate, in the voyage made by ... described in that work, and bears the name of La Riviere des Cygnes, from the number of swans seen there. ... 408 words
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    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Wednesday 7 August 1935 p 16 Article
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    The Braidwood Review and District Advocate (NSW : 1915 - 1954) Tuesday 30 July 1940 p 4 Article
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