An interesting historical event in Australian history, 1923
Scope and Contents
A translation of the Dutch account, published in 1647, of the wreck of the 'Batavia' on the Abrolhos Islands and subsequent events of 1628-1629 (85 pages). Some extracts from Saville-Kent's 'A naturalist in Australia' have been added, and there are four pages of illustrations taken from the Dutch account.
- Weare, Ernest E L, fl1885 - 1923 (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Ernest Weare was a Fellow of the Royal Colonial Institute.
1 folder(s) (1 folder) : paper
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Presented by W.E.L. Weare, 1923.
Existence and Location of Copies
In his introduction Weare records that he had six copies of the typescript made and lists the names of the recipients.
This collection level description was created by RAS.
Weare, Ernest E L, fl 1885-1923
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