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Author Falkiner, Suzanne, 1952-

Title Lizard Island : the journey of Mary Watson / Suzanne Falkiner & Alan Oldfield
Edition Limited edition
Published Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2000


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Description xi, 235 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits ; 30 cm
regular print
Summary Illustrated account of Mary Watson's escape with her baby and a wounded Chinese workman after an attack by mainland Aborigines on her absent husband's Lizard Island station; travelling by sea for eight days in a cut-down ship's water tank before dying of thirst on an Island off Cape Flattery in Far North Queensland; early encounters between European explorers and Aborigines of Far North Queensland; recollection and stories of Aboriginal decendants of Lizard Island Aborigines; massacre of Aborigines at Cape Flattery
Notes Includes index
Library's SRq copy is limited edition no.159/200, in blue cloth custom made box; signed by the author with original Alan Oldfield etching with blind emboss loosely inserted. ANL
Bibliography Bibliography
Subject Oldfield, Alan.
Watson, Mary, 1860-1881.
Guugu Yimidhirr (Australian people)
Natural history -- Australia -- Lizard Island (Qld.)
Painting, Australian -- Themes, motives.
Painting, Australian -- 20th century.
Pioneers -- Australia -- Cooktown (Qld.) -- Biography.
Pioneers -- Australia -- Cooktown region (Qld.) -- Biography
Pioneers -- Australia -- Queensland -- Cooktown Region -- Biography
Pioneers -- Australia -- Queensland -- Cooktown region -- Biography
Lizard Island (Qld.)
Lizard Island (Qld.) -- In art.
Lizard Island (Qld.) -- Biography.
Queensland -- Biography.
Queensland -- History.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Author Oldfield, Alan.
LC no. 2001339473
ISBN 1865084735
Other Titles Journey of Mary Watson