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Knights and theodolites : a saga of surveyors

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Knights and theodolites : a saga of surveyors
Title
Knights and theodolites : a saga of surveyors
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Subject
Summary
Record of W.A. land and survey operations; p.69-75; Bunbury - account of burial (A. Bussel c.1840); population, beehive huts, dress, fire-making, bags, food, employment (A.F. Clifton, 1840); p.100-103; Geraldton 1841 - notes on paths, yam digging grounds, huts, graves, dress (M.W. Clifton); contact with Aborigines, Gantheame Bay (H.M. Ommanney, 1834); p.117; Body mutilation, circumcision, Murchison River (J. Forrest, 1876); p.141-144; Kimberleys - grass burning; Lubbock Range - circumcised men seen, pierced noses; King Leopold Range - burial; Ord River - physical appearance, circumcision, scarification, reasons for burning grass; Fitzroy Crossing cave paintings discovered (H.F. Johnston 1884) - Kimberleys burial - adult and child, unmarried men have boy companions (L.A. Wells, 1896-7); p.147; Native well at Nilli-Bubbaca; p.177-179; Yeeda Station, Derby - comments by author on conception, circumcision, scarification, status of women, weapons, fighting, medicine men, use of narcotic shrub to stupefy fish; p.181-182; Udialla Springs diet included fruit of Leichhardt Pine, water from coolabah tree; p.183; Renegade activities of Aboriginal Pigeon and Captain, King Leopold Range, 1894-1897; p.215; Native soak Noonreragooda, near Murchison River; map shows wells, cave paintings
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Johnston, F. M.
Date time place
[1962]
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  • Bussell, Alfred John
  • Clifton, A. F
  • Clifton, M. W
  • Ommanney, H. M
  • Forrest, John
  • Johnston, H. R
  • Wells, L. A.
Label
Knights and theodolites : a saga of surveyors
Instantiates
Publication
Note
pls.; illus.; maps; 1 as endpaper
Control code
M0050064
Extent
232 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
RB copy - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Stock number
1646
System control number
0071694
Label
Knights and theodolites : a saga of surveyors
Publication
Note
pls.; illus.; maps; 1 as endpaper
Control code
M0050064
Extent
232 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
RB copy - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Stock number
1646
System control number
0071694

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