Folder: 'XXV Aborigines of Tasmania, 5 Maps (local habitats), H. Ling Roth'.

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 HLR/2/12
  • Dates of Creation
      [1890s]
  • Physical Description
      1 folder containing 5 items the tracing are fragile.

Scope and Content

Folder of maps relating to the Tasmanian aboriginal tribes, These maps were compiled by James Backhouse Walker and W N Hurst. The maps relate to the incidence of Aboriginal tribes in Tasmania. The maps were not reproduced in Aborigines of Tasmania, although it seems that this was the original intention (see HLR/1/1/23-29).

Map of Tasmania, inked sections indicating areas where Tasmanians were encountered by early navigators (purple) and where they have been encountered since European settlement.

Map of Tasmania to accompany 2nd edition of Aborigines of Tasmania, in this map red shading has been replaced by rec crosses to indicate areas where Tasmanians were encountered by early navigators, and few circles where encountered by European settlers. The maps were compiled by James Backhouse Walker and W N Hurst (Lands Office Hobart)

Section of map labelled 'Part of Tasmania from Oarlands to Bruny Island.' Aboriginal placenames in red

Section of map labelled 'Part of East Coast of Tasmania, Oct. 1898.' Aboriginal placenames in red.

Large map of Tasmania, ink shading for areas where Aboriginal Tasmanians were present.