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My fourth tour in Western Australia / by Albert F. Calvert ; illustrated by Walker Hodgson and from photographs
Bib ID 2385782
Format BookBook
Author
Calvert, Albert Frederick, 1872-1946
 
Description London : Heinemann, 1897 
xxvii, 359 p. : ill. ; 29 cm. 
Summary

Journey from Albany to Pilbarra; p.132-133; Sketches by Aboriginal woman Hannans (Kalgoorlie); p.140-141; Native girl captured to lead prospectors to namma hole in rocks, Hannans; p.172-174; Native labour shepherds, pastoral work, tracking, food as repayment Murchison area, white attitudes; p.225-226; Gascoyne area, trouble with natives spearing sheep, punishment by whipping; p.233; Family group fishing Carnarvon; p.238; Malays as divers N.W. coast; p.253-255; Natives Sherlock Station near Mount Fraser, keen sense of humour, shyness; p.258- 260; Man & wife in charge of watering place near Sherlock, paid in tobacco; p.264-265; Description of nomadic family near Mallina, comparison of sexes, womens place & duties; p.269; Native boy devoted companion to teamster Peewah River; Chap.23; Author Graham Hill; p.287288; Woodstock mothers care for sick & dying child; p.295; 15-line poem To a Black Gin, Mallina; Chaps. 24-27; Author S.H. Whittaker; p.304-305; Native bondage discussed, terms of service, payment, Shaw River district; p.311; Nullagine area native women kept from camp by police; p.314-315; Half caste children, Nullagine tribal marriage; p.316318; Natives, Brockmans Station, cooking kangaroo; Chap.28; Author Walker Hodgson; includes list of books on Australia by Calvert.

Notes

Ferguson, no. 7823.

Subjects Family.  |  Habitation - Nomadism.  |  Substance use - Smoking / Tobacco.  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Pastoral industry - Sheep and wool.  |  Food - Meat - Kangaroo / Wallaby.  |  Law enforcement - Police.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1851-  |  Fishing.  |  Hunting, gathering and fishing - Tracking.  |  Health - Physiology and diseases.  |  Food - Preparation - Cooking.  |  Animals - Livestock - Stealing and killing.  |  Employment - Conditions - Wages.  |  Gender relations - Division of labour.  |  Art - Crafts.  |  Western Australia -- Description and travel.  |  Woodstock (WA East Pilbara SF50-08)  |  Shaw River (WA East Pilbara SF50-08, SF50-04)  |  Carnarvon (WA South Pilbara / Gascoyne SG49-04)  |  Murchison River (WA South Pilbara SG50)  |  Kalgoorlie-Boulder (SE WA Goldfields SH51-09)  |  Yirrangkaji / Nullagine (WA East Pilbara SF51-05)  |  Gascoyne River (WA South Pilbara SG50)  |  Albany / King George Sound (SW WA SI50-11, SI50-15)  |  Sherlock (WA West Pilbara SF50-03)  |  Gascoyne / Murchison area (WA SG50)

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