Australian Aborigines in Sydney - late January, 1832

from Untitled report of removal of Aborigines by British colonists, page 3:

On Saturday, Mr Robinson…made his triumphant entry into town with his party of blacks, amounting in all to 40, including 14 of his former domesticated companions, with the 26 of which the Oyster Bay and Big River mobs were composed.... Soon after their arrival they walked up to Government House, and were introduced to His Excellency…They are delighted at the idea of proceeding to Great Island, where they will enjoy peace and plenty uninterrupted. The great susceptibility which they all evinced of the influence of music when the band struck up, which Colonel Logan had purposely ordered …   more >>
cite as

Untitled report of removal of Aborigines by British colonists. In Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (Sydney, 28 January, 1832), p. 3. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1423563391841 accessed: 7 April, 2020

location of experience: Sydney

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Experience Information

Date/Time late January, 1832
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Tue, 10 Feb 2015 10:16:32 +0000