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Booklet - J. W. Springthorpe, 'The Great Withdrawal', Mar 1916 Document Reg. No: HT 28999

Booklet titled 'The Great Withdrawal: Story of a Daring Plan, Last Days at Anzac, How Our Soldiers Left, A Vivid Narrative', by Dr J. W. Springthorpe. It was printed by Brown, Prior & Co, 165-171, Queen Street, Melbourne in March 1916 and the proceeds of its sale went to the Lady Mayoress' Patriotic League for Our Fighting Men.

Part of the H.V. McKay Archive, which includes legal records, business correspondence, personal writings, agreements & contracts, accounts, obituary, articles, and photographs taken in Australia and abroad. This is part of the broader McKay Sunshine Collection which includes photographs, films, artefacts, trade literature, company publications and oral histories.
An A5 sized booklet with white pages printed in black ink. Cover is cream coloured and printed in black ink. Front cover has images of bullet holes. Back cover has a hand sketched image of a woman seated on a chair. Photographic images throughout and extensive printed text.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Cecil Newton McKay (nee Shaw)
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 215 mm (Height), 138 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: world war i 1914-1918, military history, military memorabilia, anzacs, world war i fundraising
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment
Tertiary Classification: publications
Inscriptions: Front cover: 'Printed by courtesy of "The Age" / THE GREAT WITHDRAWAL / STORY OF A DARING PLAN / LAST DAYS AT ANZAC / HOW OUR SOLDIERS LEFT / A VIVID NARRATIVE / BY DR. J. W. SPINGTHORPE / PRICE SIXPENCE / Proceeds in Aid of the Lady Mayoress' / Patriotic League for Our Fighting Men "
Handwritten, pencil, top right: " 10/8 / Series B'
Author: Dr J. Springthorpe, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Mar 1916
Printer: Brown, Prior & Co. Pty. Ltd., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Mar 1916
User: H.V. McKay Pty Ltd, Sunshine Harvester Works, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia

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