Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born Doutta Galla, Vic, 6 Oct. 1854; died Darwin, NT, 23 July 1916 (diabetes, gangrene)
Businessman, pastoralist. Led expedition in Kimberley, WA, 14 Mar.-6 May 1891, from Wyndham across Pentecost, Durack, Forrest, Drysdale, Carson, Woodhouse & Roe Rivers & return (not to Prince Regent R. as he thought), collecting specimens with W.T. Allen.
Discovered rock art later named for him.
Journal at Mitchell Library.
Specimens at BRI, MEL, NSW, PERTH.
Commemorated in Bradshama, Triumfetta.
Portrait: Willing & Kenneally (2002) p. 1.
Source: George, A.S. (2009) Australian Botanist's Companion, Four Gables Press, WA. [consult for source references]