Letter 22 May 1897

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Date 22 May 1897
Letter From
Letter To Howitt, Mr Alfred William
Holding Institution Museums Victoria
Collection Name Alfred W. Howitt Collection
Registration Number XM 712
Medium Letter
Summary Author describes mortuary practices he observed during his time in South Australia from 1848 to 1851, and a description of an open ceremony believed by the author to be a 'moon worship' ceremony.
Physical Description Letter, handwritten in ink, unsigned. One foolscap sheet, two pages. Annotations in pencil on the top of page one. Addressed 'Sale 22 May 1897'. Condition: foxing; small tears along upper edge.