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Title: Camel camp at Davilak
Imprint: Western Australia : Nixon &​ Merrilees, 1897
Notes: Taken from a digitised copy of a book on Trove in 2018.
Restrictions on Use: Out of copyright.
Summary: In January 1895, an influx of camels into Western Australia meant more quarantine space was needed. A shipment of camels and their Afghan handlers were moved from Woodman Point inland to Davilak, and for three years the Manning's property was used for camel camps.
Subject: Hamilton Hill -- Animals
Cockburn Region (W.A.) -- Hamilton Hill (W.A.)
Camels -- Western Australia
Camel camp at Davilak

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