[Oswald W.B. Brierly : New Guinea coast and Cape York area during the voyage of H.M.S. Rattlesnake,...

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[Oswald W.B. Brierly : New Guinea coast and Cape York area during the voyage of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, ca. 1849-1850]

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PX*D 82

Record identifier

94RxJdB1

[Oswald W.B. Brierly : New Guinea coast and Cape York area during the voyage of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, ca. 1849-1850]

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[Oswald W.B. Brierly : New Guinea coast and Cape York area during the voyage of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, ca. 1849-1850]

Full title

[Oswald W.B. Brierly : New Guinea coast and Cape York area during the voyage of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, ca. 1849-1850]

Date

1849-1850

Call Numbers

PX*D 82

Record Identifier

94RxJdB1

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Physical Description

Contents

Drawings - 40 cm. x 74 cm. or smaller - 126 drawings (pencil - watercolour)

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Copying Conditions

Out of copyright : Creator died before 1955

Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

The sketches are of places visited by the H.M.S. Rattlesnake including Albany, Cape York, Cul de Sac de L'Orangerie, Darnely, Dufaure and Prince of Wales' Islands, and the coast of New Guinea. The drawings feature objects of Indigenous material culture such as carvings, implements, and personal ornamentation, as well as aspects of Indigenous knowle...

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Full title

[Oswald W.B. Brierly : New Guinea coast and Cape York area during the voyage of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, ca. 1849-1850]

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

Bruinie Island [i.e. Brunai Island], later known as Mbrunai Island or Mbuke Island, Papua New Guinea, is part of the Admiralty Island Group.
References:
Hydrographic Charts at ML Ref. M Charts G 922.7/2 (1922) and M Charts G 922.7/4 (1934)
United States Board on Geographic Names. Gazetteer ; no. 29 Southwest Pacific : official standard na...

Signature / Inscriptions

Most drawings are titled and dated

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Bequeathed by D.S. Mitchell, 1907

Exhibited in

Upon a painted ocean. Sir Oswald Brierly

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Call Numbers

PX*D 82

Record Identifier

94RxJdB1

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Reference code

421776

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