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Issue Details: First known date: 1993... 1993 King Plates : A History of Aboriginal Gorgets
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'King Plates describes and illustrates a large collection of Aboriginal gorgets, also called king or brass plates. These were presented to perceived 'chiefs', faithful servants and to the specially courageous by governors and land holders. In other words, they were given to anyone who helped in some way to ease the white settlers' progress in the new colonies...' (Source: Publisher's website)

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    • Canberra, Australian Capital Territory,: Aboriginal Studies Press , 1993 .
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      Extent: x, 151p.
      Description: illus., ports
      • Includes bibliography
      • 'Researched and produced with the assistance of the National Museum of Australia.' (Title page verso)
      ISBN: 9780855752477 (pbk)
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