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Journal of Landsborough's expedition from Carpentaria, in search of Burke & Wills : with a map showing his route / by William Landsborough ; introduction by Valmai Hankel
Bib ID 128434
Format BookBook
Author
Landsborough, William, 1825-1886
 
Description Adelaide : Friends of the State Library of South Australia, 2000 
128 p. ; 23 cm. 1 folded map in back pocket. 
ISBN 1876154314
1876154322 (deluxe)
Series

Australiana facsimile editions ; no. 221.

Summary

Encounters with natives, Albert River, Mary Lake, Herbert River (circumcised natives); Flinders River - p. 83; Aboriginal women with cooIamons filled with rats, offer of Aboriginal wives of men who had run away to the explorers by Aboriginal women; children with bone inserted through nose; Bourne Creek; native attack on Barcoo River; Gifts given of clothes, needle, thread, broken bottle ; p. 97 explorers shown the way to Barcoo River INCOMPLETE.

Notes

Facsimile reprint. First published: Melbourne : F.F. Bailliere, 1862.

Subjects Burke and Wills Expedition, (1860-1861)  |  Landsborough Expedition, (1861-1862)  |  Explorers -- Australia.  |  Initiation - Circumcision.  |  Costume and clothing - Nose pegs and piercing.  |  Hunting.  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers.  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Technology - Containers - Coolamons.  |  Australia -- Discovery and exploration.  |  Herbert River (NE Qld SE55-05, SE55-09)  |  Albert River (Burketown, Qld Gulf SE54-06)  |  Barcoo River (Qld Far West SG54, SG55)  |  Gulf of Carpentaria (SD53, SD54, SE54)  |  Queensland Gulf country (Qld SE54)  |  Cape York Peninsula (Qld SC54, SD54, SD55)  |  Flinders River (Qld Gulf SE54-06)  |  Bourne Creek (Qld NE Cape York SD54-08)
Other authors/contributors Hankel, Valmai  |  State Library of South Australia. Friends  |  Landsborough Expedition, (1861-1862)

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