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Report - Progress Reports & Final Report of the Exploration Committee (Burke & Wills)

From the Collection of Supreme Court of Victoria Library 210 William Street Melbourne Victoria

Description
Red leather bound report of the Exploration Committee (Burke & Wills Expedition). Gold lettering on front.
Size
32cm x 21cm
Object Registration
012
Historical information
This is the report prepared by the Royal Society of Victoria regarding the ill fated expedition of the explorers Robert Burke and William Wills in 1861. This volume appears to be Chief Justice Stawell's, the president of the Royal Society, personal copy.
When Made
1872
Significance
The report is rare, held by both the University of Melbourne and the State Library, as well as a few other libraries.
Inscriptions & Markings
Progress reports & Final Report of the Exploration Committee of the Royal Society of Victoria 1872 on front cover in gold lettering. As well as Library stamp.
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM