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Journal September 18th 1860 to December 4th 1860 "Torres Strait Expedition" Volume 2

Date: 1860
Dimensions:
Overall: 208 x 162 mm, 3 mm, 0.1 kg
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Object Copyright: © Joanne Dyer
Classification:Books and journals
Object Name: Journal
Object No: 00018953
Place Manufactured:Torres Strait
Related Place:Flattery, Cape, Melville, Cape, Cape York Peninsula, Bedford, Cape, Endeavour reef, Lizard Island,

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    A handwritten journal attributed to the naturalist John MacGillivray titled 'Torres Strait Expedition' (volume two of five volumes). The journal covers the period from 18 September to 4 December 1860 aboard the JULIA PERCY and details the author's collecting expedition in northern Queensland. It contains descriptions of the author's observations about bird, fish and mammal life throughout the various islands as well as interactions with indigenous communities such as through trade.
    Additional Titles

    Assigned title: Journal September 18th 1860 to December 4th 1860 "Torres Strait Expedition" Volume 2

    Collection title: John MacGillivray journal collection

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