Out of the Museum Darkness: A mid-19th century bark drawing from Victoria, Australia


As elsewhere, collecting was an integral part of the scientific discovery of Australia. In 19th century accounts of contacts with Aboriginal culture (e.g., Howitt 1845; Blandowski 1855; Kerr 1872; Helms 1896; Wedge 1962; Morgan 1979) there are descriptions of commonly encountered artefacts (e.g., Clark 1995; White 2000; Christiansen 2001), many of which… (More)
DOI: 10.1663/0013-0001(2002)056[0007:OOTMDA]2.0.CO;2


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