Dalrymple, Alexander, 1736-1808

Hydrographer and geographer. Originally employed by the East India Company, he was the choice of the Royal Society to head the 1768 expedition to observe the Transit of Venus, but was passed over in favour of James Cook. See New Zealand National Bibliography, Part 1 A-M

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Date: 19, 29 Aug 1871 By: Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 Ref: qMS-0809 Description: Comprises (1) Franklin's letter to Shipley giving particulars of the natives of Tahiti, Australia and New Zealand, which Franklin obtained from Banks and Sol...
Date: 1794 - 1809 By: Dance, George, 1741-1825; Daniell, William, 1769-1837 Ref: B-015-021 Description: Half-length profile portrait facing right. Edges trimmed Quantity: 1 b&w art print(s). Physical Description: Lithograph 266 x 203 mm
Date: [ca 1934-1947] From: Carrington, Arthur Hugh, 1895-1947 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-0079-12 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1790 - 1802 From: [Various artists] :[English and European engravings from the Webster collection]. - [1600s to 1890s?] By: Ridley, William, 1764-1838; Brown, John, 1752-1807 Ref: A-012-004 Description: Half-length frontal portrait of Dalrymple in late eighteenth-century clothing; in oval frame Quantity: 1 b&w art print(s). Physical Description: Engraving...
Date: 1790 - 1802 From: [Various artists] :[English and European engravings from the Webster collection]. - [1600s to 1890s?] By: Ridley, William, 1764-1838; Brown, John, 1752-1807; Webster, Kenneth Athol, 1906-1967 Ref: A-012-004-A Description: Half-length frontal portrait of Dalrymple in late eighteenth-century clothing; in oval frame Quantity: 1 b&w art print(s). Physical Description: Engraving...
Date: 1802 From: Beaglehole, John Cawte, 1901-1971 : Papers Ref: 73-004-10/10 Description: Photocopied article from `The European Magazine and London Review' Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1769 From: Beaglehole, John Cawte, 1901-1971 : Papers Ref: 73-004-09/24 Description: Contains a photocopy of Dalrymple's publication Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1794 - 1809 By: Dance, George, 1741-1825; Daniell, William, 1769-1837 Ref: B-015-021-a Description: Half-length profile portrait of geographer Alexander Dalrymple facing right. Quantity: 1 b&w art print(s). Physical Description: Lithograph 266 x 203 mm
Date: [ca 1935-1947] From: Carrington, Arthur Hugh, 1895-1947 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-0079-11 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: [ca 1934-1947] From: Carrington, Arthur Hugh, 1895-1947 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-0079-10 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s). Physical Description: Typescript
Date: 1938-1947 From: Carrington, Arthur Hugh, 1895-1947 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-0079-08 Description: Mainly letters enquiring after source material for his work on Dalrymple Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1934-1947 By: Carrington, Arthur Hugh, 1895-1947 Ref: MS-Papers-0079 Description: Includes correspondence on Marlborough and South Island Maori history, and article by W J Elvy on Maori mythology, articles by Carrington on various topics i...