The Westlake Papers : records of interviews in Tasmania by Ernest Westlake, 1908-1910.

By: PLOMLEY, N.J.B.

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(QVMAG Occasional Paper no 4.) 4to. 150pp. Staple-bound with stiff wrappers, spine backed with binder's tape, as issued. A very good clean copy. ***Westlake interviewed people - principally descendants of the Bass Strait sealers and their Aboriginal women - who knew the tribal Aborigines. The information is presented in the form of summaries of each interview, with an extensive index of comments on particular subjects. A unique record.

Title: The Westlake Papers : records of interviews in Tasmania by Ernest Westlake, 1908-1910.

Author Name: PLOMLEY, N.J.B.

Categories: Aborigines,

Publisher: Launceston, Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery: 1992

Seller ID: 34223

Keywords: aborigines bass strait oral history tasmania Van Diemen's Land,