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Oswald W.B. Brierly - Journal on H.M.S. Rattlesnake. Torres Straits, New Guinea &c. &c., mainly Aug. - Sep. 1849

Call numbers

A 511

Record identifier

YoldBM39

Oswald W.B. Brierly - Journal on H.M.S. Rattlesnake. Torres Straits, New Guinea &c. &c., mainly Aug. - Sep. 1849

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Oswald W.B. Brierly - Journal on H.M.S. Rattlesnake. Torres Straits, New Guinea &c. &c., mainly Aug. - Sep. 1849

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Oswald W.B. Brierly - Journal on H.M.S. Rattlesnake. Torres Straits, New Guinea &c. &c., mainly Aug. - Sep. 1849

Date

1849-1849

Call Numbers

A 511

Record Identifier

YoldBM39
Physical Description

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Textual Records - (manuscript) 1 volume - 0.03 Meters

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Microfilm : CY 2961 (A 511)

Microfilm : Pt.1) and MAV/FM4/2565 (A 511: Pt.2)

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

[front cover]
9 Aug. - 18 Sep. 1849 ; Journal entries for voyage onboard Rattlesnake sailing Reef Isles Duperre in the Louisiade Archipelago to Islands off the South East coast of New Guinea. Includes movements of H.M.S. Bramble; rough conditions experienced at sea; general weather and sailing conditions; contact with Indigenous Australians...

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Oswald W.B. Brierly - Journal on H.M.S. Rattlesnake. Torres Straits, New Guinea &c. &c., mainly Aug. - Sep. 1849

NOTES

General note

Chronologically, this volume follows A 507, Oswald W.B. Brierly - H.M.S. Rattlesnake. Torres Straits, New Guinea, Louisiades &c., 1849
The volume is reversible, as it has been used from the front and back.
In Sep. 1944, the journal was bound into new covers.
D.S. Mitchell bookplate inside front cover.
"D.S. Mitchell" signature inside o...

Signature / Inscriptions

Handwritten on page i, "Journal commencing August 9 / Ending / 1849"
A non-contemporaneous label on original cover, "H.M.S. Rattlesnake and "Bramble". Torres Straits, New Guinea &c. &c. O.W. Brierly, Aug 1849

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Source

Bequeathed by D.S. Mitchell, 1907

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A 511

Record Identifier

YoldBM39

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423735

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