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Book - Eneas Mackenzie, 'The Emigrant's Guide to Australia', Clarke, Beeton & Co, 1853 Reg. No: HT 12920
- Book entitled '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 facilitating the migration of mainly British women and families to Australia. The book includes advice as to who should immigrate, emigration societies, ship details, advice on preparing for the journey, arrival information, and a guide to the gold diggings. It also includes information specific to the Port Phillip district.
- 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.
|Dimensions:||165 cm (Height), 105 cm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||immigration, immigrant shipping, promotional materials, immigration selection, women s issues, shipping industry, gold rushes, gold mining, british immigration|
|Themes this item is part of:||Migration Collection, Getting In, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 2003-2015|
|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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