The Resource Exploring expedition from Victoria to the Gulf of Carpentaria, under commmand of Mr. Robert OHara

Exploring expedition from Victoria to the Gulf of Carpentaria, under commmand of Mr. Robert OHara

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Exploring expedition from Victoria to the Gulf of Carpentaria, under commmand of Mr. Robert OHara
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Exploring expedition from Victoria to the Gulf of Carpentaria, under commmand of Mr. Robert OHara
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Summary
Contains journals of Howitt, King, Wills, Burke, Wright & Brahe; King - near Mount Hopeless contact with natives, fish nets, making nardoo cakes; the death of Wills and Burke; Kings life with the natives in the Cooper Creek area; p.439- 459; Howitts diary - contacts near Coopers Creek, native painted white, party offered native tobacco, deserted native camps, finding of King; many contacts on return journey; p.459-485; Wills diary from Coopers Creek to Carpentaria; description of fish trap (camp 84-85); Standish Ranges - native method of climbing trees, types of huts, brief notes on native camps passed on journey; death of Grey (Gray); p.485-487; Burkes notes of the expedition - very brief notes on contact; p.487-502; Journal of trip from Coopers Creek towards Adelaide (Wills) - natives give party fish, nardoo, pitchuri; p.507-526; Mr. Wrights diary Torowotto natives - body ornaments, circumcised natives noticed, scarification; Bulloo - contact with natives, boomerangs carried, body painting, attack; p.526 - William Brahes report - brief notes on contacts
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  • Burke, Robert O'Hara
  • King, J
  • Howitt, A. W.
  • Wills, William John
  • Brahe, W
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Exploring expedition from Victoria to the Gulf of Carpentaria, under commmand of Mr. Robert OHara
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M0033678
Extent
1 volume
System control number
0057316
Label
Exploring expedition from Victoria to the Gulf of Carpentaria, under commmand of Mr. Robert OHara
Publication
Control code
M0033678
Extent
1 volume
System control number
0057316

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