Book Title: Australia : William Blandowski's illustrated encyclopaedia of Aboriginal life
Author: Robert Lewis
Format: Paperback | 176 pages
Publication Date: 31 Oct 2010
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.