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Book - Eneas Mackenzie, 'The Emigrant's Guide to Australia', Clarke, Beeton & Co, 1853 Document Reg. No: HT 12920

Summary:
Book 'The Emigrant's Guide to Australia' early edition, published by Clarke, Beeton & Co. in London, 1853. Authorship of the book is attributed to Eneas Mackenzie. The book includes a memoir for Caroline Chisholm who was extremely active at this time encouraging, promoting and facilitation women and families to immigrate to Australia. The book includes information on advice as to who should immigrate, emigration societies, ship details, advice on preparing for the journey, arrival information, and a guide to the diggings. It also includes information specific to the Port Phillip district.
Description:
Book with green paper cover featuring vignette illustration of a ship arriving at port. The book has 188 pages with extensive text. The book is housed in a quarter morocco case.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 165 cm (Height), 105 cm (Width)

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Tagged with: immigration, immigrant shipping, promotional materials, immigration selection, women s issues, shipping industry, gold rushes, gold mining
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Getting In, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 2003-2015
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Orientation
Tertiary Classification: publications
Inscriptions: On Cover: THE/EMIGRANT'S GUIDE/TO/AUSTRALIA./WITH A MEMOIR OF MRS CHISMOLM./LONDON:/CLARKE, BEETON, & CO., FOREIGN BOOKSELLERS,/148 FLEET STREET./PRICE ONE SHILLING
Author: Eneas Mackenzie, London, England, Great Britain, 1853
Publisher: Clarke, Beeton & Co, London, England, Great Britain, 1853
Person Commemorated: Caroline Chisholm, 1853

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