Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born Christiania [Oslo], Norway, 1864; died Oslo, Norway, 21 Apr. 1934.
In Qld, NSW, 1888-94 as surveyor, teacher; may have climbed Mt Lindesay, NSW.
Voyages to Antarctic 1894-95 (in Antarctic), at Possession Is. and C. Adare, and 1898-1900 (in Southern Cross), visiting Hobart 28 Nov.-19 Dec. 1898; on latter voyage overwintered at C. Adare 17 Feb. 1899-2 Feb. 1900, landed on Ross Ice Shelf. Collected seaweeds at Adventure Bay, Tas.; also diatoms.
Specimens at BM.
Source: George, A.S. (2009) Australian Botanist's Companion, Four Gables Press, WA. [consult for source references]
Portrait Photo: 1895 ex State Library of Victoria (Image IAN01/04/95/21)