Explorers & Adventurers Collection
A small collection of objects which belonged to noted explorers and adventurers. The objects range from aviation history including Bert Hinkler’s Avro Baby G-EACQ aircraft, Sir Charles Kingsford Smith’s wrist watch and Lorres Bonney’s camera to Ludwig Leichhardt’s chest and a compass attributed to a seaman on Captain Cook’s Endeavour. Also included are surveying instruments and an inscribed message from the shipwrecked sailor John Renton.
This collection is available through the Queensland Museum on line collections.
Bert Hinkler; Charles Kingsford Smith; Lorres Bonney; Ludwig Leichhardt
Exploration; Explorers; Surveying (Geography)