Monday, August 16, 2010

THE PROMISED CITY


An interesting description of the new Federal Capital of Australia in 1919 is provided in this newspaper clipping from the Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer - 8 August 1919. The article is written by another nameless representative of The Daily Telegraph. He goes on to describe the pros/cons of early building development and practically describes the entire Capital as an arboretum...




Newspaper - National Library of Australia (here)
Top picture - National Library of Australia (here)
Cntr picture - National Library of Australia (here)

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