STRIP 07 Geographical WEB

2.1.1a THUMB RM-6569 LL-Emu-Creek   2.1.2a THUMB LL-DSCN0248 MtGlenhowden-bushscape
A late afternoon walk by Ludwig to the banks of Emu Creek, very much as his ancestor would have done
170 years before. (Foto: Robyn Muche)
  View from the summit of Mount Glenhowden across the rolling ridges to the southwest - country almost unchanged in 170 years. (Foto: Robyn Muche)
2.2.1a THUMB RM-6547 LL-bushman   2.2.2a THUMB RM-6559 LL-flora-MtGH
The 21st Century Leichhardt on the summit of Mount Glenhowden appears as at home in the bush as his illustrious forebear. (Foto: Robyn Muche)  

If we had displayed this image in black-and-white, the uncanny resemblance would have undoubtedly caused a second double-take! (Foto: Robyn Muche)

2.3.1a THUMB RM-6662 CressB-CMcC LL-ancestors-doorway   2.3.2a THUMB RM-6661 CresB-main-building
Two descendants of the original families meet at Cressbrook: Christopher McConnel (R) explains that Ludwig stands where his ancestor did. (Foto: RM)
  Solar panels notwithstanding (and surely the original Leichhardt would approve!) Cressbrook's homestead is little changed from 1843. (Foto: Robyn Muche)
2.4.1a THUMB RM-6666 CressB view-out-verandah   2.4.2a THUMB RM-6672 CressB-view-to-LL-hills
A gathering of Leichhardt aficionados at Cressbrook, as pages from the original journal are used to orientate the view from the verandah. (Foto: Robyn Muche)   Landscape around Cressbrook looks much as it did 170 years ago, and which was sketched by Leichhardt in his journals. (Foto: Robyn Muche)
2.5.1a THUMB-SQUARE RM-6619 CressB view-out-LLs-accomm-door   2.5.2a THUMB-SQUARE RM-6728 CressB Orig McConnels Copyright
The photographer's view is from the room where the 19th Century Leichhardt stayed, with the history spilling out onto the grass. (Foto: Robyn Muche)   Portraits of the original McConnels. David and Mary, who hosted the explorer Ludwig during his travels in the 1840s. (Foto: Cressbrook)
2.6.1a THUMB RM-6724 Orig-homestead-illn Copyright   2.6.2a THUMB RM-6754 Cressbrook LL-CMcC
Illustration of Cressbrook homestead as Leichhardt would have known it during his stay in the 19th Century. (Foto: Cressbrook)   Ludwig with Christopher McConnel, and the buildings of Cressbrook Station in the background. 
(Foto: Robyn Muche)

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