'Mornington Island. Queensland'

Supplementary to: 'Visit to Bentinck and Mornington Islands, Queensland by Norman B. Tindale. 1960' (AA 338/1/23).

Annotated map of Mornington Island, Denham Island, Sydney Island and Lingnoonganee Island containing original data from Tindale's 1960 visit. Extensive annotations in blue pen, india ink and pencil include place names, personal names and notes on material culture using Aboriginal terminology. A note at top right reads: 'All data on this map is in La:dil [Lardiil]'. Forsyth Island is mentioned in the left margin notes. Personal names recorded by Tindale include Frank Charles, Barney Charles, 'Big Barneys country', 'Jacko's country', 'Simon and Roberts country' and Jimmy Waldron. Tindale's only dated annotation records times of data collection on 5 May 1960 (note on lower right). A note referring to Sydney Island reads: 'for this area prefer data from Lindsays large scale map.' See also maps 338/15/143-144.

The base map was prepared by a mining and prospecting company from army aerial photographs. Details show tidal flats and aerial photo points. Scale 1:49,500 (16.5 cm = 10 miles).

This item contains references to: Queensland.

Tindale Tribes: Janggal; Lardiil.

CreatorDr Norman Barnett Tindale
ControlAA 338/15/139
Date Range1960  -  1960
Quantity   1   map, 47.0x75.0 cm
Series AA338/15
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