Booklet, The History of Port Macquarie and Guide for Tourists; Charles Uptin; Po...
Booklet, The History of Port Macquarie and Guide for TouristsAbout this object
Printed black and white booklet comprising 48 pages including illustrations and maps. The cream coloured cardboard cover features the Coat-of-Arms of Major Archibald Clunes Innes. The spine is stapled. Most of the photographs in the booklet were taken by D. R. Smith. Other contributors to the booklet were E. A. Mowle, Ray Dick and P Hatsatouris.
The booklet was compiled by Port Macquarie News owner and editor, Charles Uptin [1913-1996]. It was produced to provide an accurate account of the establishment of Port Macquarie and to enable visitors, as well as local residents, to find their way about the town and district. This was the first edition of the booklet and sold for 3 shillings per copy. It was sold at Blair's newsagency, real estate agents and the Hastings District Historical Society.
Paper, ink, metalInscription and Marks
A typed piece of paper headed 'Correction' is glued to page 3. It lists names relating to Oxley's 1818 expedition.Measurements
168mm L, 120mm W, 3mm DeepSubject and Association Keywords
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