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Last scene of all that ends this strange eventful history - Journal, October 16th 1861 to December 13th 1861. "Torres Strait Expedition". Voume 5. (The Return)

Date: 1861
Dimensions:
Overall: 208 x 162 mm, 1 mm, 0.05 kg
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Object Copyright: © Joanne Dyer
Classification:Books and journals
Object Name: Journal
Object No: 00018956
Place Manufactured:Torres Strait
Related Place:Middle Island, Whitsunday Passage, Tribulation, Cape, Keppel Bay, Flattery, Cape, Fitzroy Island, Lizard Island,

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    A handwritten journal attributed to the naturalist John MacGillivray titled "Last scene of all that ends this strange eventful history ... Torres Strait Expedition". The journal begins on 16 October 1861 and concludes on 13th December 1861 aboard the JULIA PERCY and details the author's collecting expedition in northern Queensland.

    The journal gives details of the journey and the various specimens McGillivray encountered and conserved. At the back of the journal is a drawn map, marking ports and the route travelled during on the journey.
    Additional Titles

    Collection title: John MacGillivray journal collection

    Primary title: Last scene of all that ends this strange eventful history - Journal, October 16th 1861 to December 13th 1861. "Torres Strait Expedition". Voume 5. (The Return)

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