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Issue Details: First known date: 1886... 1886 A World-Tour: Being a Year's Diary, Written 1884-'85.
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Affiliation Notes

  • Nineteenth-Century Travel Writing

    John Herbert Roberts (1863-1955) of Trinity College, Cambridge, provides an account of his global voyage in his published diary A World Tour. Dedicated to his Grandfather, Robert travelled to America, Canada, Japan, China, India, Australia and New Zealand. In Australia he visited Albany, Adelaide, Melbourne, Tasmania, Sydney, Brisbane and the Blue Mountains. In a casual travel narrative, Roberts described the voyage, the landscape, the appearance of society and the structure of colonial life and institutions, his fellow travel companions, urban centres, architecture, cultural institutions, and gold diggings.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Liverpool, Merseyside,
      United Kingdom (UK),
      Western Europe, Europe,
      J. H. Roberts ,
      1886 .
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      Held at: Mitchell Library, State Library of NSW
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