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STRUTT, William (1825-1915); MACKANESS, George

[GOLD RUSH] The Australian journal of William Strutt, A.R.A., 1850-1862

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/ Edited, with an Introduction, Notes and Commentary by George Mackaness. Dubbo : Review Publications, 1979. Second edition, originally published in 1958. Australian Historical Monographs (New Series), Vol. XLI. Two parts, octavo, stiff green wrappers, pp. xiii; [I], 42 ; [iv], 48, frontispiece to each part, plus 8 full page illustrations, notes and commentary, appendices; light foxing to the title page of the second volume, overall a fine set.

English artist William Strutt’s time in Australia was spent mainly in Melbourne and the Victorian goldfields, with visits to New Zealand, where he purchased land at New Plymouth, and Sydney.

From the library of art curator and author David Thomas, former Keeper of Pictorial Collections, National Library of Australia, and Director of the Newcastle City Art Gallery, Australian Gallery Directors Council, Art Gallery of South Australia, Carrick Hill, Adelaide, and Bendigo Art Gallery, signed by him on the half-titles.