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A flower-hunter in Queensland & New Zealand / by Mrs. Rowan
Bib ID 2519801
Format BookBook
Author
Rowan, Ellis, 1848-1922
 
Description London : John Murray, 1898 
xiii, 272 p., [19] leaves of plates (2 folded) : ill. (1 col.), col. map ; 22 cm. 
Summary

Letters written 1890-1892; Chap.4; Description of a corroboree near Hanbleton plantation; Chap.7; Notes on the natives at Myola; types of food, cannibalism, musical instruments, description of a Bora ground; Chap.8; Cooktown, method of burial of young child; inland natives go to coast for berries & turtles eggs; general beliefs; Chap.10; Corroboree at Somerset - natives imitate pelicans, natives from Batavia River visit Somerset; Chap.ll; Physical description of natives on Mabuiag Island; Chap.12; Darnley Island & Murray Island.

Notes

Second impression.

Consists of 20 letters written from Queensland (pt. I) and 8 letters from New Zealand (pt. II).

Spine title: A flower hunter.

Cover title: A flower hunter in Queensland and New Zealand.

Includes index.

National Library of Australia's FER (FC) F15123 copy has an undated manuscript letter from Ellis Rowan at Cliveden, East Melbourne to Mr I? pasted inside the front cover; untrimmed with some pages unopened.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 15123

Subjects Rowan, Ellis, 1848-1922 -- Correspondence.  |  Flower painting and illustration -- Queensland.  |  Flower painting and illustration -- New Zealand.  |  Gathering - Eggs.  |  Cannibalism.  |  Hunting.  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies.  |  Food - Meat - Turtle.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial grounds.  |  Music - Instruments.  |  Queensland -- Description and travel.  |  New Zealand -- Description and travel.  |  Somerset (Qld Far North Cape York SC54-12)  |  Wenlock River / Batavia River (Qld NW Cape York SD54-03, SD54-04, SD54-08)  |  New Zealand (NZ)  |  Mabuiag / Jervis Island (Qld TSI SC54-07)  |  Cooktown (Qld SE Cape York SD55-13)  |  Northeast Queensland (NE Qld SE55)  |  Mer / Murray Island (Qld TSI SC55-05)  |  Erub / Darnley Island (Qld TSI SC54-08)
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