Visit the German Corner Home Page

Home
Biographies
On-Line Books
History Essays
Stamps
Teaching
Links
German Mall

German Corner Website     German-American Mall     Contact

MÖLLHAUSEN, Heinrich (1825-1905)

Biography Main Menu

Previous Page

Next Page

Hosted by WebCom

MÖLLHAUSEN, Heinrich Balduin (1825-1905), born in Germany near Bonn.  He made three trips to America: 1849-1852, 1853-1854, 1857-1858.  On his first trip he accompanied the expedition of Prince Paul of Württemberg to the Rocky Mountains.  On the second he was a topographical artist to Lt. A. W. Whipple's surveying expedition along the 35th parallel from Arkansas to California, and the third he was a member of Lt. J. C. Ives' expedition to explore the Colorado River.  Some of Möllhausen's sketches were lithographed for the official expedition reports.  Many more illustrated his writings, describing his American experiences: "Diary of a journey from the Mississippi to the coast of the Pacific" (London 1858) and "Reisen in die Felsengebirge Nord-Amerikas" (Leipzig 1861). Möllhausen also wrote many novels and short stories, illustrated with drawings from his travels.

Terms of Use
Privacy Statement

[Home] [Biographies] [On-Line Books] [History Essays] [Stamps] [Teaching] [Links]

Copyright © 1996-2000
Davitt Publications.
All rights reserved.
For more information contact
history@germanheritage.com

This German-American history website is financially sponsored by the German Corner, and does not generate any revenues for the German Corner or Davitt Publications.  The sole purpose of this site is to be of service to the public.