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King Bungaree a Sydney Aborigine meets the great South Pacific explorers, 1799-1830 by Keith Smith

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Published by Kangaroo Press in Kenthurst, NSW .
Written in English



  • Australia,
  • Sydney Region (N.S.W.)


  • Bungaree, d. 1830.,
  • Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Sydney Region (N.S.W.) -- Biography.,
  • Australia -- Discovery and exploration.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [183]-187) and indexes.

StatementKeith Vincent Smith.
LC ClassificationsGN667.N5 B867 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1455415M
ISBN 100864174705
LC Control Number93109764

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King Bungaree's Pyalla: And stories illustrative of the manners and customs that prevailed among Australian Aborigines Unknown Binding – January 1, by Mary Anne Fitz-Gerald (Author)Author: Mary Anne Fitz-Gerald.   ABOUT THE BOOK Bungaree, was known as the King of the Broken Bay Aborigines. He was witty, intelligent, something of a diplomat. He accompanied Flinders and Philip Parker King on their voyages of exploration.   King Bungaree by Ken V. Smith, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(1). King Bungaree: A Sydney Aborigine Meets the Great South Pacific Explorers, Smith, Keith Vincent Published by Kangaroo Press, Sydney ().

Cover of book 'King Bungaree' by Keith Vincent Cover of book 'King Bungaree' by Keith Vincent Smith Contributed By Private collection (Cover artwork features the sketch 'Bungaree King of Port Jackson Tribe Sydney' attributed to John Carmichael, held in a private collection.) Search. Search. Browse. Browse. Artefacts. , English, Book, Illustrated edition: Disturbing performances of race and nation: King Bungaree, John Noble and Jimmy Clements / Maryrose Casey. Casey, Maryrose. Get this edition. A good source of information about Bungaree, Matora and Gooseberry is Keith Vincent Smith's book King Bungaree. A Sydney Aborigine meets the great South Pacific explorers, , published in . In 70 libraries. Bungaree's early life and travels with Matthew Flinders and Phillip Parker King; Bungaree's relations with Europeans, particularly Governor Lachlan Macquarie; European perceptions (both written and visual) of Bungaree; his role in the politics of early Sydney and relations with other Aborigines. p.: ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm. Bungaree, d. Bungaree, Bungaree.

  Governor Macquarie never gave a breastplate to Bungaree engraved with the words 'Bungaree - King of the Broken Bay Tribe'. The words were: 'Boongaree Chief of the Broken Bay Tribe '. 'King' was a term used by colonial newspapers. I unfortunately used this title in my book 'King Bungaree' in , but know better now. Regards.   'Onion, Boatman, Broomstick, Askabout and Pincher' were spurious names invented by the fiction writer John Lang for Bungaree's reputed wives in 'Bungaree, King of the Blacks' published in Charles Dickens's weekly journal All the Year Round (London ). Available in the National Library of Australia collection. Author: Fitzgerald, Mary A; Format: Book, Online; 78 pages, [8] leaves of plates: illustrations ; 21 cm. Available At Publisher King Bungaree was truly a pioneer hero of early Australia. He was quick to adopt the manner and customs of the invaders of his dominions, becoming a favourite of governors from Phillip to Brisbane and later sailed on voyages with the explorers, Matthew Flinders and Philip Parker.