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[Journal on H.M.S. Rattlesnake, 1849]

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[Journal on H.M.S. Rattlesnake, 1849]
Title
[Journal on H.M.S. Rattlesnake, 1849]
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Summary
  • Journal on H.M.S. Rattlesnake, 8 May - 8 August 1849, Torres Straits, New Guinea, Louisiades, etc. ; Account during survey of the Louisiade Archipelago and the south-east coast of Papua
  • Journal on H.M.S. Rattlesnake and H.M.S. Bramble, 9 August - 28 August 1849 ; Account during survey of the Louisiade Archipelago and the south-east coast of Papua
  • Journal on H.M.S. Rattlesnake, 19 September - 20 November 1849, Torres Strait, New Guinea etc ; Arrival at Evans Bay, Cape York on 1 Oct. 1849; account of contacts with Aborigines and Islanders, with observations on physical appearance; social organisation; religion; material culture and economic life; detailed description of canoes, mask, dress, ornaments, body scarification, with sketches; account of rescue of Barbara Thompson, sole survivor of a shipwreck, who lived among the Kaurareg, Prince of Wales Is. 1844-9; tribes include Unduyam, Kaurareg, Goodang; text contains many Aboriginal words
  • Journal on H.M.S. Rattlesnake, 17 October - 6 November 1849, Evans Bay, Cape York ; Journal devoted to information obtained from Barbara Thompson, sole survivor of a shipwreck, who lived among the Kaurareg, Prince of Wales Is. 1844-9; includes detailed information on social organisation, economic life, material culture, religion and mythology; glossary of languages of Cape York and Torres Strait with general comments; Kaurareg word list and sentences obtained from Barbara Thompson and a native of Prince of Wales Is
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1817-1894
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Brierly, Oswald W. B.
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  • Thomson, Barbara
  • Bramble (Ship)
  • Rattlesnake (Ship)
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[Journal on H.M.S. Rattlesnake, 1849]
Instantiates
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Holograph; Continued on MF 27 ; Copied from original in the Mitchell Library, Sydney
Control code
M0017784
Dimensions
35 mm.
Extent
1 microfilm reel
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Closed copying & quotation. Principal and/or Depositor's permission. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Other physical details
ill.
Stock number
3972
System control number
0031668
Label
[Journal on H.M.S. Rattlesnake, 1849]
Note
Holograph; Continued on MF 27 ; Copied from original in the Mitchell Library, Sydney
Control code
M0017784
Dimensions
35 mm.
Extent
1 microfilm reel
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Closed copying & quotation. Principal and/or Depositor's permission. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Other physical details
ill.
Stock number
3972
System control number
0031668

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