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Inscription on the Monument Proposed To Be Erected on the Spot Where Colonel Barney Landed at Port Curtis single work   poetry   satire   "Here Barney landed - memorable spot,"
Issue Details: First known date: 1846... 1846 Inscription on the Monument Proposed To Be Erected on the Spot Where Colonel Barney Landed at Port Curtis
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Notes

  • George Barney was appointed superintendent of a new convict colony in North Australia by the colonial secretary, Lord Gladstone. Barney chose Port Curtis as the base for the new settlement.

    For further information, see the entry for George Barney in the Australian Dictionary of Biography online.

  • 'Another dig at the North Australia expedition.' - Webby

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: Two Satires on the Gladstone Colony : 2
Last amended 3 Dec 2012 12:47:49
Subjects:
  • Port Curtis, Gladstone, Gladstone area, Maryborough - Rockhampton area, Queensland,
  • Queensland,
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