1896-1906, English, Unpublished edition: Letters [manuscript]. Missingham, David, 1855-1920.

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Physical Description
  • 16 cm.
Published
  • 1896-1906.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Letters
Creator
  • Missingham, David, 1855-1920.
Published
  • 1896-1906.
Medium
  • [manuscript].
Physical Description
  • 16 cm.
Subjects
Summary
  • Letters to his wife Annie in Charters Towers describing life on the goldfields in Kalgoorlie (1896-1897); letters from Nullagine, Yarrie, Claremont and Perth (1904-1906); some letters written by other family members; 4 photographs of David Missingham, his wife, and their children.
Biography
  • David (Dave) Missingham was born on 3 April 1855 in Kiama, New South Wales. He was a mining engineer and at one time was Mayor of Charters Towers, Queensland. He married Annie Florence Summers and they had eight children. David, Madge, Priscilla and Jack were born in Charters Towers and Edith, Faith, Hal and Phyllis in Western Australia. They settled in Western Australia in 1897. David Missingham was killed in an accident and died 17 October 1920. His son Hal Missingham was a well-known Australian artist as well as director of the Art Gallery of New South Wales from 1945 to 1971.
Notes
  • Battye Library, MN 1178, Papers of David Missingham, ACC 3478A
Numbering Note
  • Detailed listing available (MN 1178)
Access Conditions
  • Available for reference; not for loan.
Language
  • English
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