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Adventures in Australia fifty years ago : being a record of an emigrant's wanderings through the colonies of New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland during the years 1839-1844 / by James Demarr
Bib ID 2262410
Format BookBook
Author
Demarr, James
 
Description London : Swan Sonnenschein, 1893 
xii, 368 pages, [14] leaves of plates (1 folded) : illustrations, map ; 23 cm. 
Summary

Personal reminiscences; p.65-66; Corroboree near Gundagai in about August 1840 briefly described; p.131-149; Comments on treatment of arrested natives in Melbourne, inadequacy of trials, physical appearance of Victorian and New South Wales natives, quotes Mitchell on Darling R. natives (first meetings with white men, appearance, burial ground at; Milmeridien on Bogan R.); p.225-230; Story of Booralsha the white convict who lived among Moreton Bay natives p.247-258; Comments on missions at Moreton Bay; p.338- 340; Appendix F description of corroboree, quotes Mitchell.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 9086

Subjects Demarr, James.  |  Settlement and contacts - Ethnic groups, immigration and multiculturalism.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missionaries.  |  Sites - Mortuary sites and cemeteries.  |  Dance - Ceremonial.  |  Australia -- History -- 1788-1900.  |  Australia -- Pictorial works.  |  Bogan River (N NSW SH55-06, SH55-10, SH55-11, SH55-15)  |  North West New South Wales (NW NSW SH54, SH55, SI54)  |  Gundagai (SW NSW SI55-15)  |  Melbourne (Vic SJ55-05)  |  Southwest New South Wales (SW NSW SI54, SI55)  |  Brisbane (SE Qld SG56-15)  |  Darling River (NSW SH55, SI54)

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