The Tourist in New South Wales, Australia. Travel guide. Immigration, Australia, Harry J. Weston.
The Tourist in New South Wales, Australia. Travel guide.
The Tourist in New South Wales, Australia. Travel guide.

The Tourist in New South Wales, Australia. Travel guide.

Sydney: W. A. Gullick, Government Printer, Ca. 1917. Wraps. An emigration pamphlet with a lovely poster art illustrated cover by Harry J. Weston, depicting a couple fishing from a small row boat, the woman holding a red parasol.

Title continues, "For information about New South Wales, Australia, Its Resources, Its Prospects for the Settler, including the Gigantic Murrumbidgee Irrigation Scheme, Its Wonderful Tourist Attractions". Immigrants may apply to the Assistant Superintendent of Immigration, New South Wales and Victoria, Strand, London, or the Commissioner for New South Wales in San Francisco, Kobe, Japan or Sydney.

Numerous b&w printed photographic illustrations throughout include: Surfing at Manly Beach, Sydney Harbour, coast scene at Clifton, and a bird's eye view of the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Channels "a L3,000,000 irrigation scheme to support 100,000 people" at the rear.

8vo, 30pp, [2]pp. Printed color pictorial stiff paper boards, some speckling on the front wrapper and dusty back wrap. Otherwise bright and clean. Trove 2985856 cites 2 copies, at the NLA and SLNSW. Very good overall. Item #24340

Price: $125.00

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