Booklet entitled 'Victoria for the Settler: Irrigation Areas', published by the Crown Lands Department in 1912. The booklet includes instructions, hints, advances and general information for intending settlers; information about Crown Lands and the Land Act of 1901; advice about irrigation in Victoria and specifically the Goulburn irrigation system; descriptions of Victoria; and details of agricultural production and exports, including number of livestock, value of mining products and agricultural crops.
Description of Content
BOOKLET "VICTORIA FOR THE SETTLER", IRRIGATION AREAS. ISSUED BY THE CROWN LANDS DEPARTMENT, VICTORIA. 64 PAGES, ILLUSTRATED WITH PHOTOGRAPHS, TABLES. CONTAINS ILLUSTRATED DESCRIPTIONS OF THE FEATURES OF VICTORIA, DETAILS RE AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION AND EXPORTS, VALUE OF VARIOUS AGRICULTURAL CROPS, NUMBER OF LIVESTOCK, VALUE OF MINING PRODUCTS, PRICES PAID FOR PRODUCTS,
Booklet, 64 pages, with extensive text printed in black. There are also illustrations, photographs and advertisements, throughout the booklet.
Transfer from Powerhouse Museum, 20/05/1993
Type of item
24.5 cm (Length), 15.5 cm (Width)
Exhibition Collection Management
155 mm (Width), 245 mm (Height)
24.5 cm (Length), 15 cm (Width), 0.5 cm (Height)
Measurement From Conservation. Measuring Method: Folded shut