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Typescripts and photographs [ca. 1947] [manuscript]
Bib ID 323015
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Hill, Ernestine, 1899-1972
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description [ca. 1947] 
2 cm. (2 folders) 
Summary

I. Twenty-three page corrected and annotated typescript account of a caravan journey from Melbourne to Perth. Describes the places and people encountered on the journey, paying particular attention to the Nullarbor Plain. The typescript also includes notes on the vocabulary of Aborigines in the regions passed through. II. Two page typescript notes by Robert Hill (Ernestine's son) on the same journey describing the visit to Daisy Bates who was staying with the Mathews family on a farm at Streaky Bay, South Australia. III. Photograph of Daisy Bates, Ernestine Hill and the Mathew family taken by Robert Hill on the same journey. IV. Photographs of Daisy Bates and Aborigines.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: NLA MS 8392.

Subjects Hill, Ernestine, 1899-1972 -- Journeys -- Australia.  |  Bates, Daisy, 1859-1951.  |  Mathew family.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Journeys -- Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Languages.  |  Australia -- Description and travel -- 1901-1950.  |  Australia -- Social life and customs.  |  Nullarbor Plain (S.A. and W.A.) -- Description and travel.
Time Coverage 1947 
Occupation Authors
Other authors/contributors Hill, Robert

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