The Resource A brief account of the natives of Western Australia, their character, manners, and customs : prepared under instructions from His Excellency Major-General Sir Harry St. George Ord... to illustrate the collection of weapons, implements, etc., sent to the exhibition at Sydney, N.S.W

A brief account of the natives of Western Australia, their character, manners, and customs : prepared under instructions from His Excellency Major-General Sir Harry St. George Ord... to illustrate the collection of weapons, implements, etc., sent to the exhibition at Sydney, N.S.W

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A brief account of the natives of Western Australia, their character, manners, and customs : prepared under instructions from His Excellency Major-General Sir Harry St. George Ord... to illustrate the collection of weapons, implements, etc., sent to the exhibition at Sydney, N.S.W
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A brief account of the natives of Western Australia, their character, manners, and customs : prepared under instructions from His Excellency Major-General Sir Harry St. George Ord... to illustrate the collection of weapons, implements, etc., sent to the exhibition at Sydney, N.S.W
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Summary
Physical variations - eastern lake District, Murchison & northern coast. relationships (New Nocia, Roebourne area) funeral ceremony (south-west); note on paintings near Glenelg R., found by Grey; cannibalism, foods, method of hunting and fishing; reserve area in the valley of the Upper Murchison; note on New Norcia Mission & the Albany Institution; penal settlement at Rottnest; table of stature & girth around chest of natives at Rottnest from Albany, York, Champion Bay, Murchison, Nicol Bay, Gascoyne; List of articles exhibited, weapons, implements, ornaments
Date time place
1879
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  • Ord, Harry St. George
  • New Norcia Benedictine Aboriginal Mission of Western Australia
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A brief account of the natives of Western Australia, their character, manners, and customs : prepared under instructions from His Excellency Major-General Sir Harry St. George Ord... to illustrate the collection of weapons, implements, etc., sent to the exhibition at Sydney, N.S.W
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Publication
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tbls.; map
Control code
M0033796
Extent
15p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Stock number
Rp 4573
System control number
0057490
Label
A brief account of the natives of Western Australia, their character, manners, and customs : prepared under instructions from His Excellency Major-General Sir Harry St. George Ord... to illustrate the collection of weapons, implements, etc., sent to the exhibition at Sydney, N.S.W
Publication
Note
tbls.; map
Control code
M0033796
Extent
15p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Stock number
Rp 4573
System control number
0057490

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