Friday, August 26, 2011

A GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE TERRITORY


This is the first time I have come across this publication in my Canberra based searches of Trove. Just as the title suggests... an old, or early depending how you look at it, general description of the territory of which there were a few about this time. I did however like one quote about Paddy's River:

"To this place the enamoured may bring his sweetheart, the angler his rod and line, the poet his notebook, the artist his palette - they will not regret it."

Canberra Illustrated: A Quarterly Magazine - Sunday 1 November 1925





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