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Stuart, John McDouall, 1815 - 1866 (explorer)


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Portrait of John McDouall Stuart, April 1863

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308C
Scope and Contents 56 x 68 mm. Showing a seated head and shoulders portrait of the explorer. Around the perimeter of the print, is printed 'Professor Hall, Photo: Adelaide, Apr: 1863.' Stuart (1815-1866) was born in Fife and emigrated to South Australia in 1839. His first exploring expedition was with Charles Sturt in 1844, after which he practised as a surveyor until 1858. In that year he explored the Lake Torrens and Lake Gairdner hinterland, discovering rich grazing land of which he was later granted...
Dates: 1863-04
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