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The World's Rough Hand by H. Phelps Whitmarsh (2005)

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Hubert Phelps Whitmarsh, aged 21, after having spent seven years before the mast, arrived in Adelaide in the mid 1880's.

His crowded life as a "sailor, sundowner, miner, shepherd, fishmonger, barber, roustabout, officer, diver and pearler" in South Australia, New South Wales and Western Australia is described with vivid pictures of people and places of Silverton, Geraldton, Cossack, Roebourne, and the Kimberley coast.

He returned to England in 1888 and was later a journalist in the United States.

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Product NoCMS2803659
Weight (g)160 g
AuthorH. Phelps Whitmarsh
PublisherHesperian Press
Edition DateDec-05
Pages108
Size210 x 297 x 1mm
FormatPaperback
ISBN9780859053365
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Hubert Phelps Whitmarsh, aged 21, after having spent seven years before the mast, arrived in Adelaide in the mid 1880's.

His crowded life as a "sailor, sundowner, miner, shepherd, fishmonger, barber, roustabout, officer, diver and pearler" in South Australia, New South Wales and Western Australia is described with vivid pictures of people and places of Silverton, Geraldton, Cossack, Roebourne, and the Kimberley coast.

He returned to England in 1888 and was later a journalist in the United States.

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