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Proceedings of the Royal Society for June, 1868


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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.

Item Type: Article
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
Additional Information: -Includes "Microscopic meeting"-
Date Deposited: 26 Aug 2012 01:57
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:41
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