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William Blandowski's Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Aboriginal Australia

Harry Allen

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William Blandowski was an explorer, natural scientist and artist who led a Victorian government expedition to the junction of the Murray and Darling Rivers from 1856 to 1857.

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William Blandowski was an explorer, natural scientist and artist who led a Victorian government expedition to the junction of the Murray and Darling Rivers from 1856 to 1857.

Australia is the first publication in English of his nineteenth century illustrated encyclopaedia of Aboriginal life.

Production Details
  • Paperback
  • 290mm x 235mm x 15mm
  • 176pp
  • Released September 2010
  • ISBN 9780855757137
  • Hardcover
  • 305mm x 245mm x 30mm
  • 176pp
  • Released September 2010
  • ISBN 9780855757175

 

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About The Author

Harry Allen teaches in the Department of Anthropology at Auckland University, New Zealand. He is a Research Associate at La Trobe University, Victoria.

Mark Dugay-Grist was State Heritage Adviser Aboriginal Affairs Victoria Department for Planning and Community Development at the time of writing, and is now working as an independent consultant. He belongs to the Wergaia, Wemba Wemba and Nyeri Nyeri [Yerri-Yerri] peoples. His work has included protecting Aboriginal heritage sites and returning Aboriginal remains to communities.

Brook Andrew is a Wiradjuri interdisciplinary artist working in photography, neon, screen print, mixed media, public art and installation.

Luise Hercus specialised in Aboriginal languages, and studied songs and mythologies, particularly in the Lake Eyre Basin.

Thomas A Darragh is a palaeontologist and historian of science, who has specialised in the study of German scientists and explorers in Australia, such as Blandowski, von Mueller and Leichhardt. He is an Emeritus Curator at Museum Victoria.

About The Cover

Front cover: Domestic occupations of the summer season on the Lower Murray River. Composition by Mutzel based on Krefft and/or Blandowski sketches and written accounts.

 

 

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