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Proceedings of the Royal Society for the month of October, 1899

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Royal Society of Tasmania, (1899) Proceedings of the Royal Society for the month of October, 1899. Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. li-lii.

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Abstract

The monthly evening meeting of the
society was held on Monday evening,
October 16th, the acting president,
His Excellency the Administrator (the
Hon. J. S. Dodds,C.M.G., C.J.) presiding.
Paper by L. Rodway was read on Botanical Notes, including a list of plants and fungi.
List of Tasmanian Coleoptera, by Arthur M. Lea.
Mr. J. B. Walker, F.R.G.S., read a most
interesting paper entitled, "Tasmanian
Abrogines, their Customs and Habits,"
illustrated with some specially prepared
lantern slides.
Through the kindness of Mr. Aikenhead,
M.H.A.. of Devonport, an enthusiastic
photographer and a member of the society,
Mr. Morton said he had been enabled to
show five lantern slides of some lightning flashes taken by Mr. Aikenhead
at his residence on Friday, the lS)th
November 1897.
Some interesting lantern slides, kindly
loaned by Mr. Aikenhead, illustrating the
natives of Burmah, houses, etc., were
exhibited.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records
Journal or Publication Title: Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: li-lii
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Additional Information:

In 1843 the Horticultural and Botanical Society of Van Diemen's Land was founded and became the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science in 1844. In 1855 its name changed to Royal Society of Tasmania for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science. In 1911 the name was shortened to Royal Society of Tasmania.

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Last Modified: 15 Sep 2017 01:07
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