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Title Victoria: The Irrigated Areas. Information for Prospective Settlers
Date c.1913
Document Type Pamphlet
Reference HT 4979
Library / Archive Museums Victoria
Collection Name Emigrant Guides and Promotional Material
Description The booklet includes includes information on migration, irrigation and housing and provides case studies of successful settlers, emphasising profits within one to two years. The enclosed map shows Victoria's irrigation districts c.1913, rainfall for Australia, the destination of Victorian butter around the world. The reverse of the map shows a range of modest houses and house plans, with prices and information about purchase.
Theme(s) Motives for Emigration
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) Australia
Places Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Keywords emigration, immigrant, family, farming, agriculture, livestock, settlement, labour
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the Museum Victoria catalogue.
Catalogue Link Museums Victoria Catalogue
Language English
Copyright Museums Victoria