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Two years in Victoria, with visits to Sydney and Van Diemen's Land / by William Howitt
Bib ID 253833
Format BookBook
Author
Howitt, William, 1792-1879
 
Edition 2nd ed. 
Description London : Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1860 
2 volumes in 1 ; 19 cm. 
Summary

Reminiscences of life in Victoria; v.1, p.178-181; Describes camp near Albury (Murray Tribe), fondness for dogs, conflicts with settlers, physical appearance, brief note of animal foods, clothing, opossum skin rug, cicatrization; v.2, p.61; Plains between Murray, Goulburn & Loddon Rivers, native oven seen; p.124; Ovens River, native camp, effects of European diseases, burial of woman; p.179; Notes on Parkers Aboriginal Station (Mount Franklin), request by natives to have land for their own; p.281-282; Conflict led by Mosquito in 1830 (Tasmania), removal of natives to Flinders Island.

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Other publishings entitled: Land, labour, and gold, or, Two years in Victoria ...

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Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 10621

Subjects Gold miners -- Victoria -- Correspondence.  |  Gold mines and mining -- Victoria.  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.  |  Pinjarup people (W6) (WA SI50-02)  |  Material culture - Fur and skin objects and decorations.  |  Health - Physiology and diseases.  |  Food - Preparation - Cooking - Meat.  |  Settlement and contacts - Resettlement and removals.  |  Habitation - Camps - Hearths, ovens, fireplaces etc.  |  Body - Scarification.  |  Gathering.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies.  |  Animals - Mammals - Marsupials - Possums / Gliders / Cuscus.  |  Costume and clothing.  |  Hunting.  |  Colonisation.  |  Victoria -- Description and travel -- 1851-1900.  |  Loddon River (NW Vic SJ54-04, SI54-16)  |  Sydney (NSW SI56-05)  |  Albury Wodonga (SW NSW / N Vic SJ55-02)  |  Franklinford / Mount Franklin (Vic SJ55-05)  |  Goulburn River (N Vic SJ55-01)  |  Ovens River (N Vic SJ55-01)  |  Flinders Island (Tas Bass Strait SK55-02)
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