The Resource Early Tasmania : papers read before the Royal Society of Tasmania during the years 1888 to 1899, by James Backhouse Walker

Early Tasmania : papers read before the Royal Society of Tasmania during the years 1888 to 1899, by James Backhouse Walker

Label
Early Tasmania : papers read before the Royal Society of Tasmania during the years 1888 to 1899
Title
Early Tasmania
Title remainder
papers read before the Royal Society of Tasmania during the years 1888 to 1899
Statement of responsibility
by James Backhouse Walker
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NUWS:W
Dewey number
994.603
Illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Label
Early Tasmania : papers read before the Royal Society of Tasmania during the years 1888 to 1899, by James Backhouse Walker
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Fourth impression"--T.p
  • Library also holds John Vail, Government Printer, 1902 and 1914 editions
  • 6 folded maps in pocket
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographic footnotes
  • "Bibliographical notes": p. 222-228
Contents
[Appendices include]: Notes on the Aborigines of Tasmania extracted from the manuscript journals of George Washington Walker, with an introduction by James Backhouse Walker (includes: Notes from Mr. Walker's journal ; Specimens of the language spoken by the Aborigines of Van Dieman's Land: Two popular songs [incl. "Aboriginal song sung by the women in chorus, by various tribes of the Natives of Van Dieman's Land"]) ; Translation of Genesis, Chapter 1 ; Aboriginal names of men and women -- Some notes on the tribal divisions of the Aborigines of Tasmania, 1. Southern tribes ("Tribes about Mount Royal, Brune Island, Recherche Bay, and the South of Tasmania") 2. Western tribes ("North-west and Western tribes") 3. Central tribes (The Oyster Bay tribe ; The Big River tribe) 4. Northern and North-eastern tribes (The Stony Creek tribe ; The Port Dalrymple tribe ; The Ben Lomond tribe ; North-east Coast tribes) / James Backhouse Walker -- The Tasmanian Aborigines (Ground stone implements ; baskets ; Mode of obtaining fire ; Drawings ; Canoes ; Fish ; Clothing ; Implements ; Origin ; Languages ; Tribal map) / James Backhouse Walker -- The cartography of the Terra Australis and New Holland / James B. Walker
Control code
000023930106
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vii, 294 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Donation from Rhys Maengwyn Jones collection
Other physical details
maps, port.
Label
Early Tasmania : papers read before the Royal Society of Tasmania during the years 1888 to 1899, by James Backhouse Walker
Publication
Note
  • "Fourth impression"--T.p
  • Library also holds John Vail, Government Printer, 1902 and 1914 editions
  • 6 folded maps in pocket
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographic footnotes
  • "Bibliographical notes": p. 222-228
Contents
[Appendices include]: Notes on the Aborigines of Tasmania extracted from the manuscript journals of George Washington Walker, with an introduction by James Backhouse Walker (includes: Notes from Mr. Walker's journal ; Specimens of the language spoken by the Aborigines of Van Dieman's Land: Two popular songs [incl. "Aboriginal song sung by the women in chorus, by various tribes of the Natives of Van Dieman's Land"]) ; Translation of Genesis, Chapter 1 ; Aboriginal names of men and women -- Some notes on the tribal divisions of the Aborigines of Tasmania, 1. Southern tribes ("Tribes about Mount Royal, Brune Island, Recherche Bay, and the South of Tasmania") 2. Western tribes ("North-west and Western tribes") 3. Central tribes (The Oyster Bay tribe ; The Big River tribe) 4. Northern and North-eastern tribes (The Stony Creek tribe ; The Port Dalrymple tribe ; The Ben Lomond tribe ; North-east Coast tribes) / James Backhouse Walker -- The Tasmanian Aborigines (Ground stone implements ; baskets ; Mode of obtaining fire ; Drawings ; Canoes ; Fish ; Clothing ; Implements ; Origin ; Languages ; Tribal map) / James Backhouse Walker -- The cartography of the Terra Australis and New Holland / James B. Walker
Control code
000023930106
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vii, 294 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Donation from Rhys Maengwyn Jones collection
Other physical details
maps, port.

Library Locations

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