Man's Lowest Ebb. The Degraded Bushmen of Australia's Wilds. They are Utterly Beyond the Reach of Civilization - Their Love for Rum - They act like Hyenas at their meals. Aboriginals, Western Australia.
Man's Lowest Ebb. The Degraded Bushmen of Australia's Wilds. They are Utterly Beyond the Reach of Civilization - Their Love for Rum - They act like Hyenas at their meals.
Man's Lowest Ebb. The Degraded Bushmen of Australia's Wilds. They are Utterly Beyond the Reach of Civilization - Their Love for Rum - They act like Hyenas at their meals.
Man's Lowest Ebb. The Degraded Bushmen of Australia's Wilds. They are Utterly Beyond the Reach of Civilization - Their Love for Rum - They act like Hyenas at their meals.

Man's Lowest Ebb. The Degraded Bushmen of Australia's Wilds. They are Utterly Beyond the Reach of Civilization - Their Love for Rum - They act like Hyenas at their meals.

Utica, NY: The Saturday Globe (newspaper), 1894. An unrecorded racist article reputedly written by a Dr. Eugene Stander who records his personal findings after being dropped off at Geraldton WA and traveling inland in search of Aboriginals. Improbably, it was printed in a Utica NY newspaper on April 14th 1894. 33 column inches with 2 woodblock illustrations, one titled "The Lowest Race of Humanity."

In April 1894, Trove records an article by "Dr. Eugene Stander" entitled "Hunting Kangaroos. Big Game that Beats All Mile Records in the Chase". It was run in The Tasmanian, Oakleigh Leader, Weekly Times (Melbourne), Cobram Courier, and the Caulfield and Elsternwick Leader. There is no record of this present article and it seems

We were not able to locate another reference to a "Dr. Stander" but are skeptical. "They had one and only one reason for desiring to ward off death. And the great reason was grog! Enforcing prohibition in that region would quickly result in the total extermination of these miserable wretches who would do nothing to ward off their doom if their beloved rum was taken from them." A paragraph about wild honey is accompanied by an illustration captioned "An Australian Bushman Climbing a Tree for Honey."

Elephant folio, 8 uncut pages with illustrations through out. The theme of demeaning articles about indigenous peoples continued with other articles on Native Americans and the African Bushman. 33 column inches with 2 woodblock illustrations, one titled "The Lowest Race of Humanity." Item #26716

Price: $175.00

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