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Issue Details: First known date: 1847... 1847 An Operatic Entertainment on the Banks of the Murrumbidgee
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A brief sketch set in a stockman's hut, involving a conversation between two semi-literate Irish bush workers, Tim Donoghue and the aspiring poet Felix, in which Felix sings of a future prosperous Murrumbidgee. Includes a disparaging reference to the poet Beverley Suttor (q.v.).


  • 'Written for Bell's Life in Sydney.'
  • The editor of the Goulburn Herald has removed the reference to Bell's Life in the body of the text and substituted the Goulburn Herald.

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  • Murrumbidgee River, Riverina - Murray area, New South Wales,
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