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Printed broadside for the Patriotic Fund, Transvaal War, 1899

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Mercury Newspaper, Hobart and Tasmanian Mail Newspaper, Hobart (1899) Printed broadside for the Patriotic Fund, Transvaal War, 1899. University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Printed broadside entitled 'The Patriotic Fund. The Transvaal War. A Memento.' It consists of a copy of Rudyard Kipling's new poem 'The Absent-minded Beggar' accompanied by a couple of photographs of the Tasmanian Contingent - the inspection in Franklin Square 'Royal Salute' and leaving Franklin Square 'Form Fours'. It was sold to raise funds to assist in the Boer War and was issued by the Proprietors of 'The Mercury' and 'Tasmanian Mail.' From the Eric DB Hortin Bequest. RS 6/15

Item Type: Other
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, Tasmania, social history, Transvaal War, Boer War, Patriotic Fund, photographs, Franklin Square, Hobart, Eric DB Hortin
Publisher: University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Additional Information: This material is subject to copyright protection. Further dealings with this material may be a copyright infringement.
Date Deposited: 02 Jul 2008 03:52
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 03:44
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/6887
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