Exiles and Emigrants: Epic Journeys to Australia in the Victorian Era

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National Gallery of Victoria, 2005 - Art - 144 pages
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Through the use of paintings and objects from Australian and British collections, the story is told of hardships in 19th century England, Scotland and Ireland and the factors that encouraged or forced people to emigrate to Australia, an unknown and strange land, reached after a perilous voyage.

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The National Gallery of Victoria's 'Exiles and Emigrants' exhibition of 2006 is one of my favourite art exhibitions, and the catalogue offers some interesting context to the paintings as well as some ... Read full review

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