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The Resource Port Jackson pullers : champion oarsmen of early Australia, Stephen Gard

Port Jackson pullers : champion oarsmen of early Australia, Stephen Gard

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Port Jackson pullers : champion oarsmen of early Australia
Title
Port Jackson pullers
Title remainder
champion oarsmen of early Australia
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Gard
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The earliest champions were watermen. A waterman’s trade was working small boats, and a waterman’s sport was racing them. In the many splendid bays and coves of Port Jackson, and along reaches of the Parramatta River, ‘pullers’ won their rowing laurels and (sometimes) made their fortune. Australia’s first six champion oarsmen are the stars of Port Jackson Pullers. These men led the way to the nation’s future dominance of the World Sculling Championship. Until now, any history of Australian sculling began in the year 1876, when Edward Trickett won the Championship of the Thames
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gard, Stephen
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • facsimiles
  • photographs
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rowers
  • Rowing
  • Regattas
  • Rowing
Label
Port Jackson pullers : champion oarsmen of early Australia, Stephen Gard
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000052676982
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
208 pages
Isbn
9780992475109
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, photographs
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)873058606
Label
Port Jackson pullers : champion oarsmen of early Australia, Stephen Gard
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000052676982
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
208 pages
Isbn
9780992475109
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, photographs
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)873058606

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