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The Resource Thomas Baines : exploring tropical Australia 1855 to 1857, edited by Jane Carruthers and Lindy Stiebel

Thomas Baines : exploring tropical Australia 1855 to 1857, edited by Jane Carruthers and Lindy Stiebel

Label
Thomas Baines : exploring tropical Australia 1855 to 1857
Title
Thomas Baines
Title remainder
exploring tropical Australia 1855 to 1857
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jane Carruthers and Lindy Stiebel
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book focuses on a little known but fascinating contribution by Thomas Baines to Augustus Gregory's North Australian Expedition: the artist-explorer's audacious attempt, in an open longboat with two companions, to link up with Gregory at the Albert River at the southern end of the Gulf of Carpentaria
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
ANL
Dewey number
994.02
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Thomas Baines : exploring tropical Australia 1855 to 1857, edited by Jane Carruthers and Lindy Stiebel
Instantiates
Publication
Accompanying material
1 fold-out map.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • still image
  • text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
'Duties of a particulary harassing nature': Thomas Baines and the north Australian expedition of 1855-57 -- 'No region of the earth presents a greater geographical problem': the imperial context of the Gregory expedition to northern Australia -- 'Cooeing to the natives': Thomas Baines's encounters with the Other on the north Australian expedition of 1855-57 -- Thomas Baines: the heroic figure in the landscape -- Manuscript map by Thomas Baines depicting the tracks of the brigantine Messenger and her longboat in 1856 -- Thomas Baines: extracts of journals kept during the north Australian expedition, 30 January 1856-3 April 1857
Control code
000047497270
Dimensions
24 cm.+
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
iv, 177 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781921953002
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
colour illustrations, facsimiles, maps (some colour), Portrait
System control number
(OCoLC)746161161
Label
Thomas Baines : exploring tropical Australia 1855 to 1857, edited by Jane Carruthers and Lindy Stiebel
Publication
Accompanying material
1 fold-out map.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • still image
  • text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
'Duties of a particulary harassing nature': Thomas Baines and the north Australian expedition of 1855-57 -- 'No region of the earth presents a greater geographical problem': the imperial context of the Gregory expedition to northern Australia -- 'Cooeing to the natives': Thomas Baines's encounters with the Other on the north Australian expedition of 1855-57 -- Thomas Baines: the heroic figure in the landscape -- Manuscript map by Thomas Baines depicting the tracks of the brigantine Messenger and her longboat in 1856 -- Thomas Baines: extracts of journals kept during the north Australian expedition, 30 January 1856-3 April 1857
Control code
000047497270
Dimensions
24 cm.+
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
iv, 177 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781921953002
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
colour illustrations, facsimiles, maps (some colour), Portrait
System control number
(OCoLC)746161161

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