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Extracts from the letters and journals of George Fletcher Moore ... : now filling a judicial office at the Swan River Settlement / edited by Martin Doyle
Bib ID 864556
Format BookBook
Author
Moore, George Fletcher, 1798-1886
 
Description London : Orr and Smith ; Dublin : W. Curry, Jun., 1834 
xx, 284 pages : 1 map ; 17 cm. 
Summary

Swan R. Settlement; Conflicts with natives; Physical appearance; King Georges Sound intertribal conflict; Killing of person of another tribe if one dies to preserve balance of power; Hair dressed with grease and red ochre; p.101; Note of rock painting; p.224; Description of kangaroo dance by King Georges Sound natives.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 1823

Subjects Frontier and pioneer life -- Western Australia.  |  Voyages and travels.  |  Stories and motifs - Kangaroos / Wallabies.  |  Art - Rock art - Painting.  |  Costume and clothing - Hair dressing.  |  Art - Rock art - Conservation.  |  Human biology - Physical anthropology - Hair characteristics.  |  Swan River (SW WA SH50-14)
Other authors/contributors Doyle, Martin

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