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Thatcher's colonial songster : containing all the choice local songs, parodies, &c. [i.e. etc.], of the celebrated Charles R. Thatcher.

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Thatcher's colonial songster

Date Created

1865

Identifier

Hocken Publications: Bliss: VXH T

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Publisher

Melbourne : Printed by Charlwood & Son

Description

Song Lyrics (descriptions and parodies) by Charles R. Thatcher on Colonial life in the Antipodes. Cover shows the price is one shilling, and that the songster was printed in Bourke Street, Melbourne. Music is not provided, but a note regarding what tune the song should be sung to is given at the start of the lyric.

Table Of Contents

When first I landed here
Chinese immigration
London and the diggings
Buying land
Billy Nutts in Australia
Life of an auctioneer
The leary boy
The green new chum
John Chinaman's marriage
Stephen Cain
The Bullock-Creek picnic
The digger's grave
Life of a colonial quack doctor
It's all right
The unsuccessful swell
Colonial education
Hints to candidate

Contributor

Thatcher, Charles R. [lyrics]

Format

Songster (song lyric book)

Item Dimensions

36p., songster, 18 cm

Technique

Paper

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Provenance

Hocken Publications Collection

Language

English

Is Part Of

Thatcher's Colonial Songster

Citation

Thatcher, Charles R. (Charles Robert), 1831-1878., “Thatcher's colonial songster : containing all the choice local songs, parodies, &c. [i.e. etc.], of the celebrated Charles R. Thatcher.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed October 16, 2017, http://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/9985.

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