Aldridge to Howitt 26 November 1902

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Document Details

Date 26-Nov-02
Letter From Aldridge, Harry Edgar
Letter To Howitt, Mr Alfred William
Country Australia
Colony/State Queensland
Holding Institution Museums Victoria
Collection Name Alfred W. Howitt Collection
Registration Number XM 8
Medium Letter
Locality Maryborough
Summary Content details totems and food restrictions and the 'Bunya feast' relating to groups from and around Maryborough, Queensland. Letter discusses totems and what animals can never be eaten. H. Aldridge knows of no example of deliberate human sacrifice and includes T. Petrie to support this argument.
Physical Description Letter, handwritten. Two sheets, two pages. Vertical pencilled line. Good condition.