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The Resource The narrative of a voyage of discovery performed in His Majesty's vessel the Lady Nelson of sixty tons burthen, with sliding keels; in the years 1800, 1801, and 1802, to New South Wales, by James Grant

The narrative of a voyage of discovery performed in His Majesty's vessel the Lady Nelson of sixty tons burthen, with sliding keels; in the years 1800, 1801, and 1802, to New South Wales, by James Grant

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The narrative of a voyage of discovery performed in His Majesty's vessel the Lady Nelson of sixty tons burthen, with sliding keels; in the years 1800, 1801, and 1802, to New South Wales
Title
The narrative of a voyage of discovery performed in His Majesty's vessel the Lady Nelson of sixty tons burthen, with sliding keels; in the years 1800, 1801, and 1802, to New South Wales
Statement of responsibility
by James Grant
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Includes detailed comments on the behaviour of Aborigines encountered at points along the NSW and Victorian coast; Aboriginal reactions to Europeans; descriptions of life-style, subsistence activities and material culture; describes walk to Pittwater accompanied by Aboriginal guides; trip to Bass Strait accompanied by Eranabie and his wife Worogan; contact with people of Jervis Bay; trip from Sydney to Hunter's River accompanied by Bangaree - encounter with two men who were sketched by Mr Lewin; contains plates depicting Pimbloy [Pemulwuy] in a canoe, and Bennelong
Cataloging source
ANB
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1772-1833
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Grant, James
Dewey number
  • 910.45
  • 994/.4/02
Illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
G370.L32
LC item number
G7
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Euranabie
  • Worogan
  • Bungaree
  • Pemulwuy
  • Bennelong
  • Lady Nelson (Ship)
  • Voyages and travels
  • New South Wales
  • New South Wales
Label
The narrative of a voyage of discovery performed in His Majesty's vessel the Lady Nelson of sixty tons burthen, with sliding keels; in the years 1800, 1801, and 1802, to New South Wales, by James Grant
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Facsimile reprint. Originally published, London: T. Egerton, 1803
Contents
Occurrrences and transactions in New Holland and New South Wales p. 81 to 166: p. 105: The Lady Nelson anchors in Jarvis's Bay; A native taken on board; his surprise at all he sees, ibid.; p. 107: Interviews with other natives; Their canoes described, ibid.; The natives use paint; p. 108 one of them adorned with the ship's paint; New Hollanders discovered to be men-eaters; p. 109: Mr Cayley, a botanist, collects some rare plants; p. 134: Fire-places discovered, with human-bones scattered around them; p. 113: Further proofs that the natives are cannibals; p. 114: Opinion of Mr Thomas, an eminent anatomist, respecting some human bones found and sent home; p. 117: Marks of the small pox observed on the natives; p. 129: Dexterity of a native in striking a small fish with a wooden spear; p. 130: Euranabie and his wife Worogan; p. 131: The women of New Holland often destroy their new-born and weakly children; p. 150 Budgerie Dick, a native; p. 157: A bush native; p. 163: The Cabra, a worm eaten by the natives; p. 164: More natives: their surprise at the report and effects of a fowling-piece; p. 165: Presents of tomahawks made the natives
Control code
000001669684
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
xxvi, 195 p., 6 leaves of plates (some col.)
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library Loan
Isbn
9780909142001
Other physical details
2 fold. maps
System control number
(OCoLC)27595339
Label
The narrative of a voyage of discovery performed in His Majesty's vessel the Lady Nelson of sixty tons burthen, with sliding keels; in the years 1800, 1801, and 1802, to New South Wales, by James Grant
Publication
Note
Facsimile reprint. Originally published, London: T. Egerton, 1803
Contents
Occurrrences and transactions in New Holland and New South Wales p. 81 to 166: p. 105: The Lady Nelson anchors in Jarvis's Bay; A native taken on board; his surprise at all he sees, ibid.; p. 107: Interviews with other natives; Their canoes described, ibid.; The natives use paint; p. 108 one of them adorned with the ship's paint; New Hollanders discovered to be men-eaters; p. 109: Mr Cayley, a botanist, collects some rare plants; p. 134: Fire-places discovered, with human-bones scattered around them; p. 113: Further proofs that the natives are cannibals; p. 114: Opinion of Mr Thomas, an eminent anatomist, respecting some human bones found and sent home; p. 117: Marks of the small pox observed on the natives; p. 129: Dexterity of a native in striking a small fish with a wooden spear; p. 130: Euranabie and his wife Worogan; p. 131: The women of New Holland often destroy their new-born and weakly children; p. 150 Budgerie Dick, a native; p. 157: A bush native; p. 163: The Cabra, a worm eaten by the natives; p. 164: More natives: their surprise at the report and effects of a fowling-piece; p. 165: Presents of tomahawks made the natives
Control code
000001669684
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
xxvi, 195 p., 6 leaves of plates (some col.)
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library Loan
Isbn
9780909142001
Other physical details
2 fold. maps
System control number
(OCoLC)27595339

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