The Resource An examination of the material culture of south eastern Cape York Peninsula, based on the Roth Ethnographical Collection at the Australian Museum, Sydney

An examination of the material culture of south eastern Cape York Peninsula, based on the Roth Ethnographical Collection at the Australian Museum, Sydney

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An examination of the material culture of south eastern Cape York Peninsula, based on the Roth Ethnographical Collection at the Australian Museum, Sydney
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An examination of the material culture of south eastern Cape York Peninsula, based on the Roth Ethnographical Collection at the Australian Museum, Sydney
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Chap.1; Notes on bibliography of Roth; Chap.2; Geography of area, early contact; Cook 1770, gold found Cooktown 1873 arrival of Chinese & whites, settlements established Bloomfield River, Yarrabah, Mona Mona & Palm Island; disintegration of tribes Mossman, Daintree & Bloomfield River, Bailey Creek areas (McConnel); tribal walkabout areas of Gonggandji & Banambila, camping areas of Kun-Kur (Roth); tribes & areas south of Port Douglas & Tablelands (McConnel); Cairns tribe described, decimation through opium & V.D. (Gribble), regions for Djirbaldji & Ngadjandji, differing dialects of 3 Atherton tribes, remarks on Gulngai, Tully area (Roth); Chap.3; Roth Collection - clothing, bark blankets, description & analysis of domestic items, use, materials, method of manufacture, areas used, state of preservation; note all items listed are in Collection; Chap.4; Woven bags, elongated bicornual, rectangular, water carriers of wood, shell & plant, fire sticks, bamboo fire tongs, grooved, not grooved & hafted stone axes, shell spoon, shell knife (Dunk Island only), bone stilleto, digging stick; Chap.5; Spears, quartzbarbed, multiple-pronged, single-barbed, stingraybarbed, wooden barb, woomera, hardwood hand, black palm hand, spatulate-tipped; bone awl, straight & bent spear-throwers, ornate shield & ochre designs, wooden sword, clubs, bulbous-headed, two-pronged, globular, pineapple (probably derived from Papua), women's fighting poles, returning & nonreturning boomerangs (not found north of Palmer River); nets, non-folding, folding, kangaroo, hooks, pearl shell, vine, tortoise shell, eel; wooden harpoon, wallaby, fish, crocodile, bird traps; Chap.6; Water travel; canoes, single-outrigger, double out-rigger, bark, paddle, canoe gouge-iron, log raft; Chap.7; Brief outline of material culture, permanent shelters, rich variety of foods; extensive bibliography, 28 plates, map of tribal areas
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  • Special requirements: damaged binding -- handle with care, please provide and use book cushion -- if permission to copy is granted, staff copying only on book copier
  • Condition: stitching and glue is detached on first sections of the manuscript -- cover and spine in stable condition.
  • Treatment: Protective box with handling instructions
  • Treatment details: completed 5 Dec 2002, Shelley Jamieson.
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Pope, Kathleen
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Dip. Anthrop. Thesis - University of Sydney
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  • McConnel, Ursula
  • Roth, Walter Edmund
  • Gribble, John Richard Bulmer
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An examination of the material culture of south eastern Cape York Peninsula, based on the Roth Ethnographical Collection at the Australian Museum, Sydney
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pls.; diags.; tbls.; maps; Typescript; Restricted use
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M0051241
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168 p.
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Open access - reading. Partial copying, closed quotation, staff copying only, not for Inter-Library Loan
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0073450
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An examination of the material culture of south eastern Cape York Peninsula, based on the Roth Ethnographical Collection at the Australian Museum, Sydney
Publication
Note
pls.; diags.; tbls.; maps; Typescript; Restricted use
Control code
M0051241
Extent
168 p.
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Partial copying, closed quotation, staff copying only, not for Inter-Library Loan
System control number
0073450

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