The Resource Canberra, by W. Davis Wright

Canberra, by W. Davis Wright

Label
Canberra
Title
Canberra
Statement of responsibility
by W. Davis Wright
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Personal reminiscences, brief biographical sketches of early settlers, origins of local place names; p.56-65; Manners and customs of Aborigines - brief notes on burial of Hongkong, chief of Kamberra tribe, population estimate, spears, club, shields, animal foods, preparation & cooking of possum, food sharing, betrothal, initiation rite held at Jedbenbilla Mountain (tooth avulsion), feast & marriage ceremony (beaten possum skins, body ornaments), bark canoes, employment as stockmen, combat vengeance for murder
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
D2055
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
approximately 1843-1924
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wright, W. Davis
Dewey number
994.71
Illustrations
portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wright, W. Davis
  • Onyong
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Canberra Region (A.C.T.)
  • Canberra Region (A.C.T.)
Label
Canberra, by W. Davis Wright
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Copy 3 signed by the author facing t.p
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000002147684
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
95 pages
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 3 is a donation from the Tom Austen Brown collection.
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
black and white portrait
Stock number
6618
System control number
(OCoLC)219970213
Label
Canberra, by W. Davis Wright
Publication
Note
Copy 3 signed by the author facing t.p
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000002147684
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
95 pages
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 3 is a donation from the Tom Austen Brown collection.
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
black and white portrait
Stock number
6618
System control number
(OCoLC)219970213

Library Locations

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