Item F1249 - [Pages from a commonplace book]

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[Pages from a commonplace book]


  • [18--] (Creation)

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3 l. 34 cm.

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D.J. Childs was a member of the Childs family, which established the Toombul Vineyard, north of Brisbane, in the 19th century.

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Pages from a commonplace book containing transcripts of poems and metric versions of the psalms apparently the work of Childs. The original from which these sheets were photocopied, contains some hundreds of pages of verse. These leaves were selected at random as illustrating a general level of taste in latter 19th century in Australia.

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  • English

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Photocopy from original in possession of descendants.

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Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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