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Narrative of a voyage to New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land in the ship Skelton during the year 1820 / James Dixon
Bib ID 2509573
Format BookBook
Author
Dixon, James
 
Description Hobart : Melanie Publications, 1984 
148 p. : 1 ill. ; 20 cm. 
ISBN 0908415117 (limited ed)
0908415133
Series

Tasmaniana facsimile editions ; no. 7.

Summary

Guide for prospective immigrants to Australia - description of the colonies; p. 46-47 reference to Tasmanian Aborigines - brief comments on appearance, violence and racial standing; includes frontispiece depicting caricature of Cobawn Wogy of Ashe Island, Hunter's River, NSW - (see Wantrup [1987:122] for details)

Notes

Facsim. reprint. First published: Edinburgh : John Anderson, 1822. Ferguson no. 858.

Includes index.

Edition limited to 200 copies.

Library's SR copy is copy no. 24/200, deluxe edition.

Subjects Skelton (Ship)  |  Great Britain. Emigration to Australia. Voyages by sailing ships: Skelton (Ship), 1820  |  Voyages and travels.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1788-1850.  |  Race relations - Racism - Stereotyping.  |  Race relations - Representation.  |  Palawa / Tasmanian people (Tas)  |  Settlement and contacts - Settlers.  |  Australia -- Description and travel -- To 1850.  |  Australia -- Emigration and immigration.  |  Great Britain -- Emigration and immigration.  |  New South Wales (NSW)  |  Hobart (SE Tas SK55-08)  |  Hunter River (NSW N Coast SI56-01, SH56-13)  |  Sydney (NSW SI56-05)  |  Tasmania (Tas)

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