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Proceedings of the Royal Society for June, 1868
Royal Society of Tasmania, (1868) Proceedings of the Royal Society for June, 1868. Monthly Notices of Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 25-26.
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The monthly evening meeting of the Fellows was held on Tuesday,
9th June, J. Davies, Esq., M.H.A., in the chair.
S. Wright, Esq., and J. R. Scott, Esq., M.H.A., who had heen previously
nominated by the Council, were, after a ballot, declared to be
duly elected as Fellows of the Society.
Includes communication from Mr. Biggs,
a detailed description" Of a Method of Microscopic Measurement,"
by means,—1st of a Camera Lucida of Mr. Bigg's own contrivance and the skull of an Aborigine, picked up at
" Brady's Look-out," Arthur's Lakes, the hunting ground of the
Norfolk Plains tribe.
This skull was found on comparison with others in the Museum, to be
very similar in conformation to one obtained from the same locality some
years back. In some minute particulars it differed from the Aboriginal
type of skull from other parts of the colony.
|Keywords:||Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Monthly Notices of Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Page Range:||pp. 25-26|
|Collections:||Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
-Includes "Microscopic meeting"-
|Date Deposited:||26 Aug 2012 01:57|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:41|
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