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1812

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporates La Marseillaise and the Tsarist...

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Truganini (1812–76)

Lyndall Ryan.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 538 words.

(1812–76),

also known as Lalla Rookh, is the most famous Aborigine in white Australian history. She was

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Grey, George (1812–98)

Kim Torney.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 300 words.

(1812–98)

came to Australia after serving with the British army in Ireland. He was attracted to Australia by

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Meredith, Louisa Anne (1812–95)

Kim Torney.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 107 words.

(1812–95)

writer and artist, came to NSW from England in 1839 after her marriage. The couple soon moved

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Gilbert, John (1812–1845), zoological collector and explorer in Australia

Clemency Thorne Fisher.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History; Maps and Map-making; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 910 words.

Gilbert, John (1812–1845), zoological collector and explorer in Australia, was born on 14 March 1812 in Newington Butts, London, the son of William Gilbert (b. c.1793), a carpenter, and his...

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New chum

Helen Doyle.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 183 words.

was a term recorded in convict J. H. Vaux's 1812 dictionary of criminal slang to describe a recent arrival

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Davey, Thomas (1758–1823)

Kim Torney.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 104 words.

(1758–1823)

was appointed lieutenant-governor of Van Diemen's Land in 1812, although he did not arrive in Hobart

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Thomas Davey

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History.

(1758–1823)

was appointed lieutenant-governor of Van Diemen's Land in 1812, although he did not arrive in Hobart Town until 1813. He had earlier travelled as a marine guard on the...

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Anne Drysdale

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History.

(1792–1853) and

(1812–74),

squatters, are brought to life in Anne Drysdale's diary, held at the State Library of Victoria. Having farmed in her own right in Fife,...

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Truganini

Overview page. Subjects: Art — Australasian and Pacific History.

(?1812–76),

one of the last full-blooded Tasmanian Aborigines to live on the island, assisted George Augustus Robinson, who named her ‘Lallah Rookh’, in his missionary activities...

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