Views of colonial Western Australia (late 1890s)
Views of colonial Western Australia (late 1890s).
Includes a full scan of the late 1890s book of Views of Western Australia. These rare pictures of Western Australia taken only 60 years after the founding of the colony. The effect of the gold-rushes can be seen in the new magnificent public buildings as well in the pictures of the actual gold-field. Contents: views of Albany, Avon River, Bunbury. Claremont, Cue, East Fremantle, Fremantle, Geraldton, Greenmount, Guildford, Houghton's Vineyard, Kalgoorlie, Kanowna, Karridale, Menzies, Mount Barker, Northam, Perth. Pinjarrah, Serpentine Falls, Southern Cross, Swan River, Native's camp etc - 56 full page shots of a world never to be seen again. A bonus to those studying history or are looking for illustrations to support assignments, study or reports. A treat for those who just love history. Fabulous rare old pictures of a vanished time. Download now