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  • Author:
    Jakelin Troy
  • ISBN:
    0855752475
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    978-0855752477
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    Aboriginal Studies Press (January 1, 1993)
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    151 pages
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She gives a comprehensive history of king plates, describes other gorgets not in the collection, and provides a list of references to pictures of Aboriginal people wearing gorgets.

She gives a comprehensive history of king plates, describes other gorgets not in the collection, and provides a list of references to pictures of Aboriginal people wearing gorgets. She also includes a useful bibliography.

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In the early days of colonial Australia the governors and the land holders saw advantage in singling out certain Aboriginal people as leaders and distinguishing them in some way, so as to ensure their cooperation in the Europeans' efforts to open up the land. A type of mili-tary gorget was chosen as a suitable badge of office. It had already been used in North America for the same purpose. In Australia these became known as 'king' or 'brass plates'. They were presented not only to perceived 'chiefs' but to faithful servants and to the specially.

However, it is far more than a mere catalogue-it provides a comprehensive history of king plates, describes other gorgets not in the collection, lists references to pictures of Aboriginal people wearing gorgets, and includes a useful bibliography.

Book Format: Paperback. However, it is far more than a mere catalogue-it provides a comprehensive history of king plates, describes other gorgets not in the collection, lists references to pictures of Aboriginal people wearing gorgets, and includes a useful bibliography. Aboriginal Studies Press.

a history of Aboriginal gorgets. Published 1993 by Aboriginal Studies Press in Canberra. Catalogs, Antiquities, National Museum of Australia, Gorgets (Military insignia), Internet Archive Wishlist, Aboriginal Australians, Medals, History. Includes bibliographical references (p. 141-151).

King Plates: A history of Aboriginal Gorgets. America for the same purpose. Troy provides a comprehensive history of king plates, describes other gorgets not in the collection of the National Museum of Australia

King Plates: A history of Aboriginal Gorgets. AIATSIS: Canberra, 1993. King Plates describes and illustrates a large collection of Aboriginal gorgets, also called king or brass plates. Troy provides a comprehensive history of king plates, describes other gorgets not in the collection of the National Museum of Australia. A Study of Cover Design for Children’s Picture Books.

A detailed history of Aboriginal gorgets follows in which Aboriginal opinions about the gorgets have also been given a voice. The third appendix is a list of references to all the pictures of Aboriginal people wearing a gorget that have been seen by the author. Edmund Milne, who was probably the most avid early collector of gorgets, is briefly introduced with the history of his collection. A general description of the manufacture and typology of the gorgets follows. There is some overlap between the second and third appendices as some of the gorgets in the photographs still exist or there are at least details about the inscription.

King Plates, A History of Aboriginal Gorgets by Troy Jakelin. Secondhand - Very Good Condition. Collections: aboriginal, On Sale.

This book describes and illustrates the large collection of Aboriginal gorgets held by the National Museum of Australia. However, it is far more than a mere catalogue—it provides a comprehensive history of king plates, describes other gorgets not in the collection, lists references to pictures of Aboriginal people wearing gorgets, and includes a useful bibliography.