Historical information

Boyd starts with a vivid description of the pomp surrounding the announcement of the name for Australia's national capital on 12 March, 1913. The history of the development of a national capital, and its design is given, along with the significance of the public landscaping. Includes captions for three Canberra views.


"The City Among The Hills", in The Book of Melbourne and Canberra, The Griffin Press, Adelaide 1966, pp 32-33.

Physical description

1 Typewritten, 2 Typewritten (c copy), quarto, 12 pages. (Two copies)

Inscriptions & markings

Reverse P10 has caption in pencil