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Booklet - 'Wheat & Sheep Farming In Australia', Commonwealth Immigration Office, 1922 Document Reg. No: HT 13804

Summary:
Booklet entitled 'Wheat & Sheep Farming In Australia', published by the Commonwealth Immigration Office in 1922. This pamphlet promotes the emigration of agricultural workers and entrepreneurs from Europe to encourage land settlement for farming in inland Australia. It describes the areas of Australia where wheat and sheep farming were practicised, and contains information relating to the production of wheat & sheep farming in different states of Australia.
Description:
Soft cover booklet with colour illustration which consists of two children standing in a wheat paddock in the foreground, watching a farmer harvest the field with horses and machinery.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 15.5 cm (Width), 24.4 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: agriculture, australian federation 1901, art deco, immigration, immigration selection, closer settlement schemes, sheep, wheat, british immigration, farming information
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Settlement Schemes
Tertiary Classification: promotional materials
Inscriptions: Printed on front: "WHEAT & SHEEP / FARMING IN / AUSTRALIA"
Printed on inside page along bottom edge: "This pamphlet was published in October, 1922, by the Commonwealth / Immigration Office under the authority of the Prime Minister of the / Commonwealth of Australia. Intending settlers are advised to ascertain / whether any other pamphlet dealing with this subject has been issued / at a more recent date."
Issued By: Commonwealth Immigration Office, Australia, Mar 1922

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