An Unknown Wreck: Macquarie Island single work   poetry   "Chief harpooner, Henry Whalley, squinted at the frozen island"
Issue Details: First known date: 1999 1999
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  • Epigraph: There calmly let him sleep./ Not all the winds that blow/ Can shake his bed, and he shall keep/ A quiet watch below. (Epitaph of Henry Whalley, son of a Tasmanian Aboriginal woman and the unofficial governor of Kangaroo Island. (J.S. Thomson, 1912, Voyages and Wanderings in Far Off Lands and Seas.))

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First known date: 1999

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