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Robert Hoddle : pioneer surveyor, 1794-1881 / Berres Hoddle Colville
Bib ID 3101010
Format BookBook
Author
Colville, Berres Hoddle
 
Online Versions
Description Melbourne : Research Publications, 2004 
xvi, 324 p., [34] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 26 cm. 
ISBN 0949600458
Summary

Autobiography of surveyor Robert Hoddle, including substantial extracts from Hoddle's own diary and other writings; mention of Aboriginal guides; relationships with Aboriginal people; Hoddle's observations about Aboriginal people; discusses depictions of Aboriginal people in Hoddle's art; reproductions of drawings of bora rings and of ceremonial trees in one of the rings; Aboriginal figures included in some of the reproductions of Hoddle's art.

Full contents
  • Machine derived contents note: PART ONE The Early Years
  • 1 English Background 5
  • 2 A Surveyor's Training 11
  • 3 The Cape of Good Hope 21
  • PART Two New South Wales
  • 4 ANew Start 1823 35
  • 5 Through the Blue Mountains on Bell's Line of Road 41
  • 6 From the Hawkesbury to the Shoalhaven 47
  • 7 The Puzzle of Moreton Bay 55
  • 8 A Year Out West, around Bathurst and Mudgee 1825 71
 
Notes

Includes index.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 304-310) and index.

Subjects Hoddle, Robert, 1794-1853.  |  Surveyors -- New South Wales -- Biography.  |  Surveyors -- Victoria -- Melbourne -- Biography.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial grounds.  |  Art - Artists - Non-Indigenous.  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers.  |  Australia.  |  Victoria (Vic)
Available From Research Publications P/L, 27A Boronia Road, Vermont VIC 3133. 

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