Colonial Ethnography

Askew, John,  A voyage to Australia & New Zealand including a visit to Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Hunter's River, Newcastle, Maitland and Auckland: with a summary of the progress and discoveries made in each colony from its founding to the present time, by a steerage passenger. London: Simpkin, Marshall and Co., 1857: 248, 299, 312-15.  Click here to download

Backhouse, James A.,  A narrative of a visit to the Australian colonies. London: Hamilton Adams, 1843: 368-414.  Click here to download

Barrallier, F.,  Barrallier to Greville, 1802, Banks Papers, Brabourne Collection vol.4, Mitchell Library MS A78: 81-3.  

Breton, William Henry,  Excursions in New South Wales, Western Australia and Van Diemen's Land, during the years 1830, 1831, 1832, and 1833. London: Richard Bentley, 1833.  

Collins, David,  An account of the English colony in New South Wales from its first settlement in January 1788 to August 1801: with remarks on the dispositions, customs, manners &c. of the native inhabitants of that country. London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1804 (2nd ed).  

Cunningham, Peter,  Two years in New South Wales: comprising sketches of the actual state of society in that colony, of its peculiar advantages to emigrants, of its topography, natural history, &c &c. (3rd. Ed.). London: Henry Colburn, 1828.  

Dawson, Robert,  The present state of Australia: a description of the country, its advantages and prospects, with reference to emigration: and a particular account of the manners, customs, and condition of its aboriginal inhabitants. London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1830.  

Hale, Horatio,  United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842, under the command of Charles Wilkes, 6 (1846).  

Henderson, John,  Excursions and adventures in New South Wales: with pictures of squatting and of life in the bush: an account of the climate, productions, and natural history of the colony, and of the manners and customs of the natives, with advice to emigrants, &c. London: W. Shoberl, 1851: 104-164.  Click here to download

Montgomery, James (ed.),  Journal of voyages and travels by the Rev. Daniel Tyerman and George Bennet Esq., deputed from the London Missionary Society, to visit their various stations in the South Seas Islands, China, India &c. between the years 1821-1829. Boston: Crocker and Brewster, 1832.  

Wilkes, C.,  Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842. Vol.II. Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1845: 245-56.  Click here to download