Inside the Collection

Tag: Ludwig Leichhardt

An Australian relic from Leichhardt’s exploration of the interior

April 9, 2012

Geoff Barker
It may be hard to imagine now, but once this cup must have been one of the most important things in the life of James Snowden Calvert. Around 165 years ago this cup travelled with Calvert and Leichhardt on the first overland trip from Brisbane on the east coast of Australia to Port Essendon on the west coast.