Field notebook

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Transcription - Page 13

Bunya [Being?] from [Charlton - crossed out] Thayenundak

Kingella obuan
Bunbugan [?Wrugo or Wingo?]

[line across page]

Red ochre = wirap

(10) This relation to the
Jibauk of the Marine Kulin
- like the Jeraeil

(33) no to the westward of him

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Binap - white gum E. Vim (β)
Waial peppermint narrow leaf
Bial - Red gum
Būrn-ngatūk messmate
E. obliqua [under messmate]
Wūrūn - River white gum E. viminalis
Paulait -
Wūy-yūrt -

Waring- djüe- ngatje
to sit and [??] the sea

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Document Details

Date 09 Oct 1897
Letter From
Letter To
Author Howitt, Mr Alfred William
Country Australia
Holding Institution Museums Victoria
Collection Name Alfred W. Howitt Collection
Registration Number XM 775
Medium Notebook
Summary Belonging to A.W. Howitt. Ethnographic and survey notes. Content also includes discussion of Woeworung marriage rules and a table of marriage is given; documents a number of stories regarding Aboriginal History; and includes the signs of Aborigines in the deed drawn up by John Batman. Includes a genealogy of sorts for William Barak. There are unrelated botanical notes and illustrations as well. There also appear to be sketch drawings of animals, possibly made by Richards or Barak towards the end of the book.
Physical Description Notebook, leather-bound, with metal clasp. 40 sheets, 71 pages. Condition: fragile; spine is slightly weak but no loose pages.