Item 1 - The Omnibus

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AU TAS UTAS SPARC N1-1

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The Omnibus

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  • 1843 (Creation)

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2 newspapers

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(1798-1872)

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William Gore Elliston (1798-1872), schoolmaster and editor, was born on 17 October 1798 at Bath, England, the eldest son of Robert William Elliston, actor and theatre manager. After education at Martley, Worcestershire, he was admitted a pensioner at Trinity College, Cambridge in 1824. He then managed the reading room at Lymington and, for a time, the Royal Theatre, Drury Lane, London. For more information see: http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/elliston-william-gore-2024

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Two copies of the Omnibus which was a merchant's, tradesman's, auctioneer's and general advertiser and shipping gazette.
Published Tuesday & Friday, gratis, at the Courier office, Hobart by William Gore Elliston
• No. 149 Nov. 10 1843
• No. 150 Nov. 14 1843

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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact Special.Collections@utas.edu.au

When reusing this material, please cite the reference number and provide the following acknowledgement:
“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections”

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Original inventory and descriptive notes can be found at :https://eprints.utas.edu.au/11028/2/elliston.pdf

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HE Jan 2018

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