Baudin took two artists on his
Australian voyage, listed as
deckhands, and they produced
wonderful pictures of flora and
fauna. Comprehensive site.
All the facts and figures of the
voyage in a simple format.
France and England were at war -
yet Baudin and Flinders met off the
South Australian coast and had
lunch aboard ship.
Wikipedia does its usual good job
of potted history. Grasp his life in a
couple of sentences.
Australian Post created special postage stamps in memory of
Baudin - and provided a very good website with all his details.
All you ever need to know about
Napoleon on one site. It was
Napoleon who financed Baudin's
trip and wanted political advantage
out of it.
Although France and England were
at war, Baudin and Flinders met by
chance off the coast of South
Australia and had dinner together.
This link has all you need to know
Napoleon, secret societies, Baudin and his artists, Matthew
Flinders and the voyages to Australia all feature in these links.