Letter from Fison to Howitt 9 May 1882

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Date 09 May 1882
Letter From Fison, Lorimer
Letter To Howitt, Mr Alfred William
Country Australia
Holding Institution Museums Victoria
Collection Name Alfred W. Howitt Collection
Registration Number XM 158
Medium Letter
Locality Melbourne
Summary Description of a discussion between L. Fison and an Aboriginal man (from Melbourne) while in Wangaratta. Lorimer Fison describes answers to questions posed, including the man's response to being shown a tundun (bull-roarer). Reference also to Fison's reading on subjects including Greek history.
Physical Description Letter, handwritten, ink. One sheet, four pages. Condition: good.