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A Rage of Curiosity: Visualising Australia 1788-1830

By: Richard Neville

96 pages, 74 col and b/w plates

State Library of New South Wales Press

Paperback | Dec 1997 | #84757 | ISBN: 0731066103
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From the 1790s the novelty of things Australian inspired in British colonists `a rage for curiosity'. This fascinating analysis of early colonial art documents the `new Britannia' through its own evidence - images, artefacts, letters and diaries - collected, preserved and now presented, 200 years on.

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