The American Cyclopædia (1879)/Möllhausen, Balduin

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The American Cyclopædia
Möllhausen, Balduin
Edition of 1879. See also Balduin Möllhausen on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

MÖLLHAUSEN, Balduin, a German traveller, born in Bonn, Jan. 27, 1825. He came to the United States, in 1851 visited the Rocky mountains with Duke Paul of Würtemberg, returned to Europe in 1852, and in 1853 was photographer and draughtsman to Lieut. Whipple's expedition to the Pacific. In 1857-'8 he was engaged in Colorado, with Lieut. Ives. Besides several novels, he has published Tagebuch einer Reise vom Mississippi nach der Südsee (Leipsic, 1858; English translation by Mrs. Sinnett, 2 vols., London, 1858; 2d ed., entitled Wanderungen durch die Prairien und Wüsten des westlichen Nordamerika, 1860); Reisen in die Felsengebirge Nordamerikas bis zum Hochplateau von Neumexiko (2 vols., 1861); Nord und Süd, Erzählungen und Schilderungen aus dem westlichen Nordamerika (2 vols., Jena, 1867).