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Australia as it really is, in its life, scenery, & adventure : with the character, habits, and customs of its Aboriginal inhabitants, and the prospects and extent of its gold fields / by F. Eldershaw
Bib ID 2614075
Format BookBook
Author
Eldershaw, F. (Finney)
 
Description London : Published for the author by Darton and Co., 1854 
270 pages, [4] leaves of plates : colour illustrations ; 18 cm. 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK3805.

Summary

New England area, early contact, shepherds murdered, sheep stolen, full account of tracking the natives and the fight which followed; effect of white contact, types of food, cooking, food taboos; religious beliefs, naming of children; Author was one of first squatters in district.

Notes

Errata slip inserted.

Some copies lack the illustrations.

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK3805.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 9411

Subjects Gold mines and mining -- New South Wales.  |  Hunting, gathering and fishing - Tracking.  |  Mining industry - Gold.  |  Animals - Livestock - Stealing and killing.  |  Children.  |  Food - Sociocultural aspects - Avoidance.  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Pastoral industry - Sheep and wool.  |  Food - Preparation - Cooking.  |  Language - Personal names.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1788-1850.  |  Australia -- Description and travel -- To 1850.  |  New England (NSW N Coast SH56-06, SH56-10)

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