The Botanist : Ferdinand von Müller single work   biography  
Issue Details: First known date: 1940-1954 1940-1954
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Baron Ferdinand von Müller was Government Botanist of Victoria from 1852 until his death in 1896, and Director of the Melbourne Botanical Gardens from 1857 to 1873. Müller undertook extensive exploration of Victoria in his search for new plants.


  • Although the Australian Dictionary of Biography spells Mueller's name with an 'e', Palmer spells it as given in the title.

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  • Appears in:
    y National Portraits Vance Palmer , Melbourne : Melbourne University Press , 1940 Z1375812 1940 selected work biography Carlton : Melbourne University Press , 1954 pg. 92-100
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