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'When Tired of Writing, I apply to Music': Music in Matthew Flinders' Life
(Britannia Naval Research Association, 2011)
An examination of music in the life and writings of Matthew Flinders, against the background of the place of music in the navy of the times.
The Library at Soho Square: Matthew Flinders, Sir Joseph Banks and the Publication of A Voyage to Terra Australis.
(Bibliographical Society of ANZ, 2017)
An account of Matthew Flinders' research and writing of the introduction to his Voyage to Terra Australis, including his use of London libraries like that of Sir Joseph Banks.
Matthew Flinders Private Journal: A Private Journey
(Wakefield Press, 2010)
Matthew Flinders began his Private Journal on the day his active career as an explorer and navigator finished, the day he was detained on Mauritius by Governor Decaen. He kept the journal almost daily until 9 days before ...
Matthew Flinders: the Man Behind the Map of Australia
(Royal Society of Victoria, 2015)
In 1925, W.H. Langham wrote of Matthew Flinders that he possessed ‘a personality of singular strength and charm.’ In this lecture, Gillian Dooley will look to the primary sources to build up a portrait of this man who was ...
Jane Austen's Songs of the Sea [Concert program]
(South Australian Maritime Museum, 2017-11-04)
Among the music in Jane Austen’s personal music collection are many songs about sailors and the sea. Britain was at war for most of Austen’s lifetime and two of her brothers were naval officers. The program includes songs ...