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Charles-Alexandre Lesueur (1778-1846)

This website is dedicated to the French explorer and naturalist Charles-Alexandre Lesueur (1778-1846), in collaboration with the Natural History Museum of Le Havre (France), the National Natural History Museum in Paris, the Workingmen's Institute at New Harmony (Indiana) and the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. Unfortunately there is no complete English version of this site available yet. To go to the English home page click here. The French home page is here. Now follows some information about the upcoming books on Alex the Explorer and his historical counterpart Charles-Alexandre Lesueur. / .info

The purpose of this site will be to provide online information and direct access to literary sources related to Charles-Alexandre Lesueur (1778-1846) and Nicolas Baudin and his expedition of discovery to Australia (1800-1804), as well as to William Maclure, Thomas Say, Gerard Troost, Marie Duclos Fretageot, Robert Owen, Robert Dale Owen and many other historical figures related to the New Harmony utopian experience and the birth of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia and the Smithsonian Institution.To have acces to our website, type directly in your browser's http address bar.

This website is dedicated to the action hero Alex the Explorer, alias Alexandre Lesueur. The graphic novel is entirely based on real events of the explorer's life. The first volume was published in December 2007 on the occasion of the opening of the Charles-Alexandre Lesueur exhibition in Le Havre. Original sketches of the famous naturalist are regularly shown to the public in the Museum of Natural History, Place du Vieux Marché, Le Havre, France. To have acces to the above website, type directly in your browser's http address bar.


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