Historical information

The author grew up on the banks of the Goulburn river, where families lived in tents and shanties. His words and memories of growingt up as a Riverbanker in the 1940's


Part of the history of Shepparton

Physical description

Soft cover book, 52 pages, written by Alan H. Scott. White card cover front and back, Black pencil drawing on front of a tent with patches, a person in doorway, a dog . rear vover has a pencil drawing of a person leaning over a light. printing says Shepparton's Shanties, the Argus, Melbourne ,Vic 1848 -1954. Slum Boards Visit. 'Grievous Wrong being Done" plus other comments. The author has autographed page 1.

Inscriptions & markings

Autographed by author