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Eight months with Dr Leichhardt in the years 1846-47 / by John F. Mann
Bib ID 4219449
Format BookBook
Author
Mann, John F. (John Frederick), 1819-1907
 
Description Sydney : Turner and Henderson, 1888 
85 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. 
Summary

p 16- Encounters with two Aborigines near Condamine River : Aborigines warn explorers about poisonous snakes in river where they were swimming; One of the Aborigines helps search for mules on horseback; Aborigines dine with explorers; attempt to use knife and fork; p. 17 Aboriginal youth mimics Mr Bunce; p. 19 Large crowds of Aborigines gather around explorers' camp; corroboree and singing; p. 24: Aboriginal companion Wammai receives decorative scars; Wammai builds wooden bridge across creek to allow livestock to cross.

Notes

The earlier issue without the iv p. appendix.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 12226.

Subjects Leichhardt, Ludwig, 1813-1848.  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers.  |  Australia -- Discovery and exploration.

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