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A Nation's Imagination: Australia’s Copyright Records, 1854–1968

Notes for Chapter 2

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49 The Colony of New South Wales enacted Australia's first copyright legislation in 1852 (replaced in 1879 by other legislation), followed by Victoria (1869), South Australia (1878), Queensland (1887) and Western Australia (1895).

50 Information on this collection was kindly supplied by Ms Christine Downer, Curator, and Mr Michael Galimany, Registrar, of the La Trobe Picture Collection, State Library of Victoria.

51 John Braham, song composer, 1777–1856

52 The Australian Encyclopaedia, vol. VIII, Sydney: Grolier Society of Australia, 1963, p. 262.

53 NAA: AP474/7, 573/1891.