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Portrait of Gerard Krefft [1] [picture]
Bib ID 3800353
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Online Versions
Description [19--] 
1 photograph : b&w ; 10.4 x 7.8 cm. 
Series

G.M. Mathews collection of portraits of ornithologists.

Biography/History

Johann Ludwig Gerard Krefft, 1830-1881, zoologist and palaeontologist, was the director/curator of the Australian museum 1864-1874. His many books include The Snakes of Australia.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer.

Duplicate of an earlier picture from an unknown source, c187-.

Inscriptions: "Gerard Krefft, assistant curator and clerk, 1860-61, acting curator 1861-64, curator and secretary 1864-74"--Bottom centre.

Part of G.M. Mathews collection of portraits of ornithologists

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-150674714

Related Material Papers of Gregory M. Mathews, 1900-1949; located at; National Library of Australia Manuscript collection MS 1465. 
Subjects Krefft, Gerard, 1830-1881 -- Portraits.  |  Paleontologists -- Australia -- Portraits.  |  Zoologists -- Australia -- Portraits.
Occupation Palaeontologists.  |  Zoologists.

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