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Author Walker, Frank, 1861-1948.
Title The first crossing of the Blue Mountains : [newspaper extracts, manuscript notes, maps, photographs, etc.] / illustrated by Frank Walker.
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 Mitchell Library  Q991.5/W  v. 1    AVAILABLE
 Mitchell Library  Q991.5/W  v. 2    AVAILABLE
Published [Sydney? : F. Walker,], 1912-1913.
Description 2 v. : ill., facsims., maps, photos., ports. ; 26 cm.
Notes Sub-title supplied by cataloguer.
Pages and photographs undersigned by the author.
Handwritten text in black and red ink on squared paper includes extracts from Cox and Antill's Journals and Blaxland's Diary ; pasted in: photographs, newspaper clipping, "Blue Mountains Centenary", labelled "Austln. Sun, 28.10.12", text of "Tablet to be erected on the summit of Mount Blaxland ... by First Crossing of Blue Mountains Centenary Committee", leaflets and brochure.
Includes sketch maps of "Blaxland's Route across the Mountains" and "the Locality of Linden, Blue Mts."
Contents First crossing of the Blue Mountains, etc., N.S.W. / Frank Walker -- Crossing of the Mountains Centenary, 1913, History of the Movement / Frank Walker -- Centenary of the First Crossing of the Blue Mountains, 1813-1913, Circular no. 5 / Frank Walker -- Crossing of the Blue Mountains Centenary, 1813-1913.
Summary Contains articles from various newspaper sources relating to the history of the crossing of the Blue Mountains and articles discussing celebrations etc. for the.
Notes Online images for vols 1 & 2 available via the State Library of NSW at : http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/album/albumView.aspx?itemID=1043407&acmsid=0 ; Digital order number Vol 1. a7902; vol 2. a7896
Subject Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Blue Mountains (N.S.W.) -- Discovery and exploration.
Blue Mountains (N.S.W.) -- Discovery and exploration -- Centennial celebrations, etc.
Other Author Cox, William, 1764-1837.
Blaxland, Gregory, 1778-1853.
Antill, H. C. (Henry Colden), 1779-1852. Journal of an excursion over the Blue or Western Mountains of New South Wales.
Organisation First Crossing of Blue Mountains Centenary Committee
Bib Util 46083548