Notes from Lorimer Fison

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Date Jun 1884
Letter From
Letter To
Author Fison, Lorimer
Country Australia
Colony/State Victoria
Holding Institution Museums Victoria
Collection Name Alfred W. Howitt Collection
Registration Number XM 455
Medium Notes
Locality Melbourne
Summary Notes and references comprising titles of books, extracts, and comments, from a number of publications including those by Robert Dawson (pastoralist), John McKinlay (explorer), William Landsborough (explorer), and others (see original Howitt Collection summary sheet). Comparisons drawn between Australian Aborigines and people from Fiji and New Hebrides (Tana). On page two of the covering letter associated with these notes, Lorimer Fison writes that he had visited the Public Library and 'put in an hour's reading or more ... I send you the results'.
Physical Description Notes, handwritten in pencil, undated. Eighteen sheets, seventy pages. Some text in French. On letterhead of 'Institution Ethnographique de Paris. Le Delegue Correspondant a Fiji'. Condition: good.