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The Resource The life and adventures of Edward Snell : the illustrated diary of an artist, engineer and adventurer in the Australian colonies 1849 to 1859, edited and introduced by Tom Griffiths with assistance from Alan Platt

The life and adventures of Edward Snell : the illustrated diary of an artist, engineer and adventurer in the Australian colonies 1849 to 1859, edited and introduced by Tom Griffiths with assistance from Alan Platt

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The life and adventures of Edward Snell : the illustrated diary of an artist, engineer and adventurer in the Australian colonies 1849 to 1859
Title
The life and adventures of Edward Snell
Title remainder
the illustrated diary of an artist, engineer and adventurer in the Australian colonies 1849 to 1859
Statement of responsibility
edited and introduced by Tom Griffiths with assistance from Alan Platt
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Edward Snell kept two diaries -- one in England from 1842 to 1849 and one in Australia from 1849 to 1859. His Australian diary held in the State Library of Victoria's Australian Manuscripts Collection is published in its' entirety in this book. It records Snell's voyages to and from the colonies and tells of his experiences in South Australia, Tasmania and Victoria -- where, after spending some months on the goldfields near Bendigo, he won the contract to build the Geelong-Melbourne railway, Australia's first country railway ; includes many references to, descriptions and sketches of Aboriginal people, living conditions, customs etc
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1820-1880
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Snell, Edward John
Dewey number
994.03/1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1957-
  • 1931-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Griffiths, Tom
  • Platt, Alan
  • Library Council of Victoria
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Snell, Edward John
Label
The life and adventures of Edward Snell : the illustrated diary of an artist, engineer and adventurer in the Australian colonies 1849 to 1859, edited and introduced by Tom Griffiths with assistance from Alan Platt
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 421-425
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000005428682
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xliv, 480 pages
Immediate source of acquisition
Donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780207155291
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some coloured), facsimiles, maps
Label
The life and adventures of Edward Snell : the illustrated diary of an artist, engineer and adventurer in the Australian colonies 1849 to 1859, edited and introduced by Tom Griffiths with assistance from Alan Platt
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 421-425
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000005428682
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xliv, 480 pages
Immediate source of acquisition
Donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780207155291
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some coloured), facsimiles, maps

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