Friday, February 18, 2011

CANBERRA - THE CLAIMS TO THE CAPITAL


"The showplace of Australia" A newspaper clipping from 1907 presenting the argument for the selection of Canberra as Australia's National Capital over the proposed Dalgety. The article describes the delights of the area's romantic scenery, its situation and it's natural facilities". The descriptions are almost Utopian...

The Sydney Morning Herald - 8 August 1907



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