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Book - Gunpowder Storage, Etc, Report of the Board, 1872

From the Collection of Federation University Australia Historical Collection (Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre) Federation University Australia, Mt Helen Campus Federation University Australia E.J. Barker Library (top floor) Mount Helen Victoria

Description
A government report into the condition of the existing gunpowder magazines and the general question of the storage of gunpowder and other combutibles.


Size
Foolscap
Object Registration
03442
Keywords
gunpowder, powder magazines, hobson's bay powder hulk, regulations, f.o. handfield
Historical information
At the time of the writing of this report there were powder magazines at Royal Park, Footscray, Ballarat, Geelong, Sandhurst and Eaglehawk.
When Made
1872
Made By
John Ferres, Government Printer (Maker)
Last updated
23 Jan 2020 at 5:37PM