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The diggins : poetically & pictorially portrayed from the Log- book / of Lubin Landsman, late of Limehouse, London
Bib ID 3293180
Format BookBook
Author
Landsman, Lubin
 
Description Cornhill [London] : G, Mann , [1852] 
[15] p. : col. ill. ; 13 x 156 cm. folded to 14 x 11 cm. 
Summary

Contains comic views and doggerel verse about a trip to the Victorian goldfields by an English emigrant which include the start of the voyage, sea sickness, the trials of goldfields' life, quitting and returning home to England after numerous discomforts.

Biography/History

Landsman was a printmaker and sketcher, active in Victoria ca. 1852.

Notes

Cover title.

Fifteen lithographs. The fifth lithograph entitled "Patience and time runs thro' the roughest day" depicts in the background a kangaroo and two Aborigines.

Subjects Gold mines and mining -- Victoria -- Poetry -- Pictorial works.  |  Immigrants -- Great Britain -- Poetry -- Pictorial works.  |  Immigrants -- Victoria -- Poetry -- Pictorial works.  |  Victoria -- Emigration and immigration -- Poetry -- Pictorial works.

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