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Finding Aid for Henry Brooke's 13 Weeks on the Lord Warden, 1873-1874
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Description
This handwritten journal records the journey of the Englishman Henry Brooke from England to Australia aboard the Lord Warden. The journal is largely an account of the seafaring life, with reference to daily weather, animal sightings, and social events onboard the ship. There are 27 pen and ink illustrations, all of which relate to the material discussed in the journal.
Background
According to the manuscript, Brooke is English. It is unclear whether or not he settled in Australia.
Extent
100 leaves : paper of various kinds, ill. ; 157 x 123 mm. bound to 164 x 131 mm.
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.