Collecting in the South Sea : the voyage of Bruni d'Entrecasteaux 1791-1794 (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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Collecting in the South Sea : the voyage of Bruni d'Entrecasteaux 1791-1794

Author: Bronwen Douglas; Fanny Wonu Veys; Billie Lythberg
Publisher: Leiden : Sidestone Press, [2018]
Series: Pacific presences, 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a study of 'collecting' undertaken by Joseph Antoine Bruni d'Entrecasteaux and his shipmates in Tasmania, the western Pacific Islands, and Indonesia. In 1791-1794 Bruni d'Entrecasteaux led a French naval expedition in search of the lost vessels of La Perouse which had last been seen by Europeans at Botany Bay in March 1788. After Bruni d'Entrecasteaux died near the end of the voyage and the expedition  Read more...
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Named Person: Antoine Raymond Joseph de Bruni Entrecasteaux, chevalier d'; Antoine Raymond Joseph de Bruni Entrecasteaux, chevalier d'; Antoine Raymond Joseph de Bruni Entrecasteaux, chevalier d'; Antoine Raymond Joseph de Bruni Entrecasteaux, chevalier d'; Antoine Raymond Joseph de Bruni d' Entrecasteaux
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bronwen Douglas; Fanny Wonu Veys; Billie Lythberg
ISBN: 9088905746 9789088905742 9088905754 9789088905759
OCLC Number: 1033786416
Description: 381 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 27 cm.
Contents: Part 1 : Prologue. History : contexts, voyage, people, collections / Bronwen Douglas ; The 'effets' (effects) plates / Bronwen Douglas ; Ethnohistory : collecting and representing / Bronwen Douglas --
Part 2 : Artefact collections. Object trajectories, webs of relationships / Fanny Wonu Veys ; Musée du quai Branly : Jacques Chirac, Paris / Bronwen Douglas ; Bwar : Kanak hache-ostensoir, ceremonial axe / Bronwen Douglas ; Sisi fale : Tongan coconut fibre waist garment / Billie Lythberg and Melenaite Taumoefolau ; Musée des Beaux-Arts : LAAC, Dunkerque / Hélène Guiot and Claude Steen-Guélen ; Kie : Tongan small fine mat / Hélène Guiot ; Universitetsmuseet, Bergen / Knut Rio ; Encountering Māori and their artefacts / Billie Lythberg and Mānuka Hēnare ; Archery equipment / Andy Mills ; Kulturhistorisk Museum, Universitetet i Oslo / Arne Aleksej Perminow ; Museum Volkenkunde : Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen, Leiden / Fanny Wonu Veys ; Tongan ships carving / Fanny Wonu Veys ; Helu tu'u : Tongan comb and hair dressing / Billie Lythberg and Melenaite Taumoefolau ; Tropenmuseum : Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen, Amsterdam / Tristan Mostert ; Zeeuws Museum, Middelburg / Caroline van Santen ; Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology : Harvard University, Cambridge MA / Fanny Wonu Veys ; Kali : Tongan headrest / Fanny Wonu Veys ; Musée cantonal d'Archéologie et d'Histoire, Lausanne / Claire Brizon, Claude Leuba, and Lionel Pernet with Fanny Wonu Veys and Bronwen Douglas ; Absent objects, Muséum d'Histoire naturelle du Havre / Thierry Vincent --
Part 3 : Other collections. Drawings and engravings / Bronwen Douglas ; Tayenebe, exchange : reviving Aboriginal fibre work in Tasmania / Julie Gough ; Kupesi : Tongan design structure and Piron's experiment / Billie Lythberg and Tavake-fai'ana Semisi Fetokai Potauaine ; Tongan wordlists / Paul Geraghty ; Tongan musical instruments / Fanny Wonu Veys, Billie Lythberg, and Rachel Hand with Tavake-fai'ana Semisi Fetokai Potauaine --
Part 4 : Re-interpretations and transactions. Cultural currents : Tongan and Fijian sculpture / Andy Mills ; Tongans in 1793 / Phyllis Herda and Bronwen Douglas ; Translation and transformation : Piron's drawings / Nicola Dickson ; Lisa Reihana's emissaries / Billie Lythberg --
Part 5 --
Epilogue. Reflections / Nicholas Thomas --
Part 6 : Catalogue. Appendix 1. Catalogue of the objects / Fanny Wonu Veys, Billie Lythberg, and Andy Mills ; Appendix 2. Objects by institution / Fanny Wonu Veys and Billie Lythberg ; Appendix 3. Objects by provenance / Wonu Veys and Bronwen Douglas.
Series Title: Pacific presences, 3.
Responsibility: edited by Bronwen Douglas, Fanny Wonu Veys & Billie Lythberg.

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Encounters, exchanges, agency, and colonial collections in 18th-century Oceania and 21st-century museums  Read more...

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