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Booklet - 'Victoria For The Settler, Irrigation Areas', Crown Lands Department, 1912 Document Reg. No: ST 040954

Summary:
Booklet 'Victoria for the Settler: Irrigation Areas', published by the Crown Lands Department in 1912. The booklet includes: instructions, hints, advances and general information for intending settlers; information about Crown Lands and the Land Act of 1901; advice about irrigation in Victoria and the Goulburn irrigation system specifically; descriptions of Victoria; and details of agricultural production and exports, including number of livestock, value of mining products and agricultural crops.
Description:
Booklet with 64 pages, with extensive text printed in black. There are also illustrations, photographs and advertisements, throughout the booklet.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Powerhouse Museum, 1993
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 15.5 cm (Width), 24.5 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, agriculture, settlement, government departments, irrigation, closer settlement schemes
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Getting In, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 2003-2015
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Settlement Schemes
Tertiary Classification: promotional materials
Inscriptions: extensive text
Publisher: Victoria: Crown Lands & Survey Department, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1912

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