Booklet, The History of Port Macquarie and Guide for Tourists; Charles Uptin; Po...

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Name/Title

Booklet, The History of Port Macquarie and Guide for Tourists

About 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.

Maker

Port Macquarie News

Maker Role

Printer

Maker

Charles Uptin

Maker Role

Publisher

Date Made

1957

Place Made

Port Macquarie

Medium and Materials

Paper, ink, metal

Inscription 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 Deep

Subject and Association Keywords

Tourism

Credit Line

Donor: A Bain

Object Type

Booklets

Object number

2017.28

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

 

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