Australia : William Blandowski's illustrated encyclopaedia of Aboriginal life

Australia : William Blandowski's illustrated encyclopaedia of Aboriginal life

Book Title: Australia : William Blandowski's illustrated encyclopaedia of Aboriginal life

Author: Robert Lewis

Format: Paperback | 176 pages

Publication Date: 31 Oct 2010

ISBN-13: 9780855757137

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, Australien in 142 photographischen Abbildungen nach zehnjarigen Erfahrungen. It include Blandowski's own photographs, and photographs of sketches or illustrations created by others, including the only nineteenth century portrait image of the Nyeri Nyeri people.