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Old Fremantle

Dowson, John


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First Edition. Signed by Author. Limited numbered edition #15 / 350. In cloth presentation box. BEAUTIFUL AND SCARCE.
Old Fremantle covers the first hundred years of the camera in Fremantle. Over 240 early original photographs scanned and printed in colour tell a vivid story of Fremantle from early interaction with the Aborigines through the development of port and town, the gold-rushes and wars, to 1950.
More than 25,000 words of text, which include commentary by Phillip Adams and George Seddon, background material, maps, and index, make this a serious reference work as well as a visual delight for all ages.
Aborigines album arrived Arthur Head Battye became boat bridge Brown building built Charles Church City Cliff Street Clifton collection Company constructed convict corner cover demolished detail early East Fremantle established fish Fremantle’s FREO George glass harbour Head Henry Street High Street Hotel House images immigration Italy James Jetty John known later Library light lighthouse lived looking March Market Street moved never Nixon North North Fremantle Note opened Opposite original Panorama Park passenger past Perth photograph Point port prison Quay Queen railway station recorded remains residence river Road Round Round House Royal RWAHS School seen SHED ship showing side South stands stone Stout Studio Swan River taken Terrace Town Town Hall tram verandahs West Australian Western Australia Western Mail wharf World

Additional Information

AuthorDowson, John
Number of pages223
PublisherUniversity of Western Australia Press
Year Published2004
Binding Type

Hardcover in box

Book Condition

Mint Copy!

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