Colonial Life in Tasmania by Allan Sierp

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Colonial Life in Tasmania

Fifty Years of Photography 1855-1905

by Allan Sierp

Rigby Limited, 1976 [First Edition], b/w photographs throughout, hardcover, dustjacket, ISBN 0727002287

Very Good Condition, minor edge and shelf wear, minor bumps to corners, dustjacket has minor edge and shelf wear with some minor creasing, dustjacket also has some discolouration (see photographs)

'History springs to life in this remarkable collection of photographs which shows people as they were during the vigorous colonial expansion of Tasmania from 1855 to 1905.  Every picture tells and intriguing story, and the whole series adds up to an unconventional social history of the State in its formative years.  The panorama of the past becomes vividly real in photographs which show people at work and play, in the solemnity of official splendour, going about their daily occupations, or using some remarkable new inventions such as the motor car ...'