This section collects contents and insights related to the Novara circumnavigation. It is possible to consult the original accounts of the circumnavigation and browse through the printed articles that provided the European public with information on the expedition. Using simple geographical filters or clicking on points of interest on an interactive map, it is also possible to learn more about the naturalistic findings brought on board by the scientists as a result of their field research, and partially still available in the Museums of Natural History in Trieste and Wien

Printed sources

Access to the volumes of the account of the Novara circumnavigation in the German, Italian and English editions, articles from Austrian, French and Italian periodicals and other printed materials concerning the expedition.

German editionReise der österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde : in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 unter den Befehlen des Commodore B. von Wüllerstorf-Urbair / [herausgegeben unter der Leitung der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften ; bearbeitet und redigiert von Karl von Scherzer], Aus der kaiserlich-königlichen Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, Wien, 1861-1862

Italian editionViaggio intorno al globo della fregatta austriaca Novara negli anni 1857, 1858, 1859 sotto al comando del commodoro B. de Wullerstorf-Urbair, I. R. Tipografia di Corte e di Stato, Vienna, 1863-1865

English editionNarrative of the circumnavigation of the globe by the Austrian frigate Novara, (Commodore B. von Wullerstorf-Urbair,) : Undertaken by order of the imperial government, in the years 1857, 1858, & 1859, under the immediate auspices of His I. and R. Highness the Archduke Ferdinand Maximilian, Commander-in-Chief of the Austrian Navy, by Dr. Karl Scherzer, Saunders, Otley, and Co., London, 1861-1863

Le Tour du Monde / Il Giro del Mondo

Le tour du monde. Nouveau journal des voyages publié sous la direction de M. Édouard Charton et illustré par nos plus célèbres artistes, Hachette, Paris, 1860; Il giro del mondo. Giornale di viaggi, geografia e costumi diretto dai signori Edoardo Charton ed Emilio Treves e illustrato dai più celebri artisti, Treves, Milano, 1865

Naturalistic Findings

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