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Catalogue of pictures of colonial scenery and incidents

Date: 1891
Dimensions:
Overall: 127 x 103 mm, 5 mm
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Jointly acquired by the La Trobe Collection, State Library of Victoria and the USA Bicentennial Gift funds
Classification:Books and journals
Object Name: Book
Object No: 00032037

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    Catalogue of pictures of colonial scenery and incidents by Edward Roper, F.R.G.S. Being views in Canada, its lakes, prairies, and mountains. British Columbia, Niagara Falls, Australia and New Zealand. 1891.
    SignificanceEdward Roper (1833-1908) was born in London and emmigrated to Canada in the 1840s. His trip to Victoria in 1852 was the first of his trips around the world. Roper was an engraver and artist. In the early 1870s he established an engraving company in Victoria and published an illustrated newspaper. By 1886 he settled in Kent were he supported himself by writing and illustration.
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