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By track and trail through Canada

Date: 1891
Overall: 235 x 170 x 50 mm
Medium: Ink on paper, cloth
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: 00032038
Place Manufactured:London

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    By track and trail a journey through Canada by Edward Rober, F.R.G.S. With numrous original sketches by the author.

    London: W.H. Allen & Co., Limited, and at Calcutta. 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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