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Hockings, Albert John
Albert John Hockings - Recollections of a cruise in the South Sea Islands, 1861
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Albert John Hockings was a seedsman and former mayor of Brisbane.
Typescript of a lecture originally delivered by Albert John Hockings in the Mechanics Institute, South Brisbane in May 1861, describing a trading cruise among the South Sea Islands, 1845-1846, on the brigantine Sarah Wilson. During the cruise Hockings visited Auckland, Tahiti, Samoa and Tonga. The typescript includes a hand drawn chart and two watercolour drawings.
Presented by Mrs Catherine Versi, July 2004
Sarah Wilson (Ship)
Australians -- Travel -- Oceania.
Samoa -- Description and travel.
Tahiti -- Description and travel.
Tonga -- Description and travel.
Voyages and travels -- 19th century.
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