Item #103282 No Stone Without a Name : A Visual History of Possession and Dispossession in Australia's West. Philippa O'Brien.
No Stone Without a Name : A Visual History of Possession and Dispossession in Australia's West
No Stone Without a Name : A Visual History of Possession and Dispossession in Australia's West
No Stone Without a Name : A Visual History of Possession and Dispossession in Australia's West

No Stone Without a Name : A Visual History of Possession and Dispossession in Australia's West

Ellenbrook (W.A.): Ellenbrook Cultural Foundation, 2022. 1st ed., square quarto, pp.xii, 456, profusely illustrated with colour and b&w plates, text illus., large folding panorama (Lt. Robert Dale 'Panoramic View of King Georges Sound, Part of the Colony of Swan River' 1834), original stiff pictorial wraps. Fine condition.

The author tells the story of the founding of the early 'Swan River' in Western Australia with beautiful and largely unknown Colonial artworks accompanied by cultural commentary, historical anecdotes and contemporary excerpts. Includes chapters on early settlers, Aboriginal life, scientific expeditions, early exploration by the Dutch, French and English, ownership, perspectives, weaponry, cartography etc. The work of many early women settlers is also featured in this book, including Jane Roberts, Mary Ann Friend, Jane Eliza Currie, Hannah Maria Hudson, Francis Louisa Bussell, Georgiana Molloy, Amelia Cleobulina Reveley, Jane King, Louisa Clifton and Elizabeth Irwin. [heavy book, may require additional postage charge]. Item #103282

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